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“Compartment No. 6”: A winding love story, without romance

Kuosmanen’s depiction of two strangers on a long train journey is a beautiful illustration of the basic human desire for connection. By Mureji Fatunde March 17, 2022 Seidi Haarla as Laura and Yuriy Borisov as Ljoha in “Compartment No. 6”. Photo credit Sami Kuokkanen/Aamu Film Company. Courtesy of Sony Pictures …

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Smoke Screen: A Noir Drama Short Film Launches Kickstarter Campaign

Seeking your support via Kickstarter, this Caitlin Devon drama revolves around themes of love, technology, betrayal and illusion! Caitlin Devon is an emerging Canadian creator, and she proudly announced her new drama project titled Smoke Screen. This noir short film is 10 minutes long and describes the impact of technology …

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Review of ‘Great Freedom’: A homosexual perseveres in post-war Germany

A film that both cherishes the lifespan of a lit match and respects the patience it takes to endure a prison sentence, “Great Freedom” makes an exquisite case of the impossibility of caging the heart, even when love itself is criminalized. The countdown to a drama by Austrian filmmaker Sebastian …

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The Bolzano Film Festival Bozen will take place in German and Italian

03/09/2022 – The 35th edition of the festival will take place from April 5 to 10 and will offer 8 feature films and 8 documentaries from Italy, Germany, Switzerland and Austria, as well as a focus on Albania and Kosovo Atlas by Niccolò Castelli “After two difficult years, we were …

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Movie Review: THE SOUND OF VIOLET (2022): Allen Wolf’s film is an interesting mix of comedy and drama

The Violet Sound Review The sound of violet (2022) Movie Reviewa movie directed by Wolf Allen and featuring Cason Thomas, Cora Cleary, Kaelon Christophe, Michael E. Bell, Jean d’Arcy, Wolf Allen, james pinto, Mara Reltien, More, Nishant Ghan, Robert L. Butler Jr., Ray Hopper, Angle Rates, Amelie Samson, Tyler Roy …

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Swiss films awarded at the Berlinale

Cyril Schäublin won the Best Director award in the ‘Encounters’ category for his film Unrueh (Troubles) at the 72nd Berlinale International Film Festival Berlin Keystone / Andreas Rentz / Pool Three Swiss films received special prizes at 72n/a Berlinale Film Festival in the German capital. This content was published on …

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Where will German producer Pantaleon Films go next?

IIt took Pantaleon Films 13 years to get exactly where it always wanted to be. When the producers Dan Maag and Marco Beckman launched the company, then called Pantaleon Entertainment, in 2009 with the German actor Matthias Schweighöferthe idea was to produce films outside Europe for the global market. But …

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German Films reveals its talent for the Face to Face campaign

German Films, an agency that promotes German cinema worldwide, has announced the talent that will be featured in its 7th annual Face to Face With German Films campaign. The high profile platform aims to bring international visibility to the wealth of groundbreaking talent working in film and television in Germany, …

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Blackadder actors you may not know have died

Many figures of history appear in episodes of “Blackadder”, from Richard III to Queen Elizabeth and the Red Baron. A lesser-known historical figure is Field Marshal Douglas Haig, who commanded divisions of the British Army during World War I. History is divided as to whether Haig was a skilled commander …

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Pedro Almodóvar’s soap opera features stunning performance by Penélope Cruz

Parallel mothers is proof that Pedro Almodóvar remains a major cinematographic force. Its screenplay is enhanced by the captivating performances of Penélope Cruz and Milena Smit. His soap opera melodrama sometimes plays a little too loud, though Parallel mothers remains a wonderful addition to Almodóvar’s filmography that shocks, intrigues and …

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Taapsee Pannu star Looop Lapeta to release on Netflix, actor says ‘time to run’

Taapsee Pannu revealed on Monday that his upcoming movie Looop Lapeta is headed for digital release on Netflix. She made the announcement with a movement poster with the caption “Time is running out and it’s time to run.” Looop Lapeta is the official Hindi remake of the German movie Run …

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European Film Awards 2021 winners – The Hollywood Reporter

that of Jasmila Zbanic Quo Vadis, Aïda?, a moving drama about the Srebrenica massacre in 1995 won the top 2021 European Film Prize at the 34th European Film Awards, awarded in a virtual ceremony from Berlin on Saturday evening. The film, which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best …

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Review: “Paysagistes” is not your typical true crime love story

Rookie screenwriter Ed Sinclair and director Will Sharpe build their four-part series around that detail, in imaginative, highly stylized ways that distract from investigating real crimes. “Landscapers” tells the story, but the crime is part of Susan and Chris’ love story, a cursed tale of two damaged people building a …

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“A place called dignity”: Tallinn review | Comments

Dir / scr: Matías Rojas Valencia. Chile / France / Germany / Argentina / Colombia. 2021. 95 minutes The characters of the second feature film by Chilean director Matías Rojas Valencia are sorely lacking in the dignity of which his title speaks. A study of life in an infamous religious …

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SunLive – Movie Night Aims To Satisfy Bike Drama Cravings

The Big Bike Film Night “Feature Series” will host screenings of the fascinating documentary documentary on mountain biking “THE OLD WORLD” in Tauranga on Tuesday November 30th. “Our ‘Feature Series’ focuses on satisfying cycling enthusiasts hungry for more cycling drama with full documentaries on a particular cycling genre, and this …

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Hot Properties November 2021 | Projections

Programming profile Hot Properties Playlist for November 2021 03-11-2021 As the nights get longer, C21’s Hot Properties Playlist for November has loads of diverse content for everyone to enjoy this winter. The crime drama juggernaut moves forward with no sign of stopping, though this month’s list has a few variations …

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Revamp of the Royal Tenenbaums if made today

After making his well-received indie debut with Rocket in bottle and prove he wasn’t a one-ride pony with the coming-of-age gem Rushmore, master of oddity Wes Anderson crossed out The Royal Tenenbaums. The tragicomic saga of a deeply dysfunctional family of child prodigies simultaneously suffering from midlife crises, The Royal …

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Somali drama wins grand prize at Pan-African film festival

A host holds the Yennenga Gold Standard (Yennega Gold Standard) won by Somali director Ahmed Khadar during the closing ceremony of the Ouagadougou Pan-African Film and Television Festival (FESPACO) at the Palais des Sports from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, on October 23, 2021 REUTERS / Anne Mimault OUAGADOUGOU, October 23 (Reuters) …

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Brad Bird films, ranked from worst to best

In the 1970s and 1980s, the California Institute of the Arts animation program promotions were a melting pot of talented animators and filmmakers who would become some of Hollywood’s most prominent figures. The school founded by Disney has hosted promising directors and designers like Tim burton, Genndy Tartakovsky, Henri selick …

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Swiss-funded productions gain international visibility

Swiss productions and co-productions are on the increase, driven in part by federal and regional donors, which offer attractive opportunities for national and international filmmakers. Quickly recovering from the impact of the pandemic, the local film industry has had another strong year with local films and international co-productions. The Franco-Ukrainian-Swiss …

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Oscar Isaac’s 10 most endearing characters

Since his performance in small groups in Inside Llewyn Davis, Oscar Isaac has been a compelling force in dramatic films. He can make men even without scruples (like William Tell in The card counter, or Abel Morales in One of the most violent years) seem almost righteous despite their bloody …

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“I’m Your Man” bet on the release of the platform, a strong word of mouth for the German international. entry to the Oscars; ‘Man In The Field’ Highlights Artist Jim Denevan – Specialty Sneak Peek

Bleecker Street I am your man opens on 12 screens in seven markets, expanding to 15 more next week in a rare platform release that builds strong word of mouth for the well-rated 94% Certified Fresh film which is the entry to the ‘Germany for the International Feature Films Race …

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How the West helped science fiction flourish – Cinelinx

Two of the biggest science fiction franchises on the planet (Star Wars, Star Trek) have both been heavily influenced by the western. But the links between these two genres run much deeper. The western genre in cinema is defined by staging in a desolate environment, stand-alone protagonist or anti-hero characters, …

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4K Blu-ray 30th Anniversary of the Doomsday

Posted on September 11, 2021 5:17 PM by StudioCanal to celebrate James Cameron’s 30th birthday Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) with an all-new 4K Blu-ray edition of the film, which will be available for purchase on December 9. In addition to the standard Blu-ray 3D Blu-ray 3D edition of the …

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Theme festival – Telefilms | Projections

Programming profile It’s not just the pandemic that is giving the made-for-television film industry a boost – the growth of streaming, the availability of top talent and changing audience demands are also factors, reports Ruth Lawes. At the 2021 Oscars, it was not a large Hollywood studio that collected the …

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Toronto unveils its first batch of selections

07/21/2021 – The new titles of Fabrice du Welz, Mélanie Laurent, Bent Hamer and Kenneth Branagh will be previewed in the Gala and Special Presentations sections of TIFF Inexorable by Fabrice du Welz the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) announced the first batch of films from its official selection, which …

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Cannes Film Festival 2021: the list of winners

Vincent Lindon, Julia Ducournau and Agathe Rousselle pose with the Palme d’Or for “Titane”. (Photo … [+] credit: Andreas Rentz / Getty Images) Getty Images The 74th Cannes Film Festival wrapped up on the evening of July 17, 2021. Taking place two months later than usual, this year’s film festival …

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