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The Untamed | La Region Selvaje (2016)

The Untamed | La Region Selvaje (2016)

Filmuforia August 14, 2017 Comments Off on The Untamed | La Region Selvaje (2016)

Dir: Amat Escalante | 100min | Fantasy drama | Mexico Denmark | Amat Escalalnte follows his Cannes-awarded Heli with a community based sci-fi fantasy drama inspired by the machismo, homophobia and misogyny of his

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Frantz (2016)

Frantz (2016)

Filmuforia May 6, 2017 Comments Off on Frantz (2016)

Director: François Ozon Cast: Paula Beer, Pierre Niney, Ernst Stoetzner, Marie Gruber, Johann von Buelow, Anton von Lucke, Cyrielle Clair, Alice de Lenquesaing Drama | France | 112min With the theme of guilt firmly

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The Journey (2016) | Venice 2016

The Journey (2016) | Venice 2016

Filmuforia April 30, 2017 Comments Off on The Journey (2016) | Venice 2016

Dir: Nick Hamm | Drama | 94min | UK | Timothy Spall | John Hurt |Colm Meaney | Toby Stevens | A rather crass comedy that reduces the Northern Ireland peace process to a

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Réparer les Vivants (2016) | Heal the Living

Réparer les Vivants (2016) | Heal the Living

Filmuforia April 22, 2017 Comments Off on Réparer les Vivants (2016) | Heal the Living

Dir: Katell Quillevéré 103min | Drama | France Best known for her feature debut Love Like Poison, Abidjan born Katell Quillevere’s third feature is an ambitious but tonally uneven drama that brings together the

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The War Show (2016)

The War Show (2016)

Filmuforia April 22, 2017 Comments Off on The War Show (2016)

Dir.: Andreas Dalsgaard, Obaidah Zytoon l Doc l Denmark, Finland, Syria  l 100 min. Writers/directors Andreas Dalsgaard and Obaidah Zytoon have created a very private diary of the Syrian war, which has so far

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The Age of Shadows (2016) | Miljeong

The Age of Shadows (2016) | Miljeong

Filmuforia March 25, 2017 Comments Off on The Age of Shadows (2016) | Miljeong

Dir.: Kim Jee Woon Cast: Song Kang-ho, Gong Yoo, Um tae-goo, Han Ji-min South Korea 2016, 139 min. The original Korean title in translation means Secret Agent, and writer/director Kim Jee Woon (The last

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Hacksaw Ridge (2016) | Venice 2016

Hacksaw Ridge (2016) | Venice 2016

Filmuforia January 22, 2017 Comments Off on Hacksaw Ridge (2016) | Venice 2016

Dir: Mel Gibson | Biopic drama | US | 102min Hacksaw Ridge is one of the most violent and gory films about pacifism ever made. But there again, its director is Mel Gibson. Based

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La La Land (2016)

La La Land (2016)

Filmuforia January 12, 2017 Comments Off on La La Land (2016)

Dir: Damien Chazelle : Cast: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone | US | Musical Drama | 129min The 73rd Venice Film Festival opened with the razzmatazz of a rousing Hollywood musical, that is sadly not

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Jackie (2016)| Best Script | Venice 2016

Jackie (2016)| Best Script | Venice 2016

Filmuforia January 10, 2017 Comments Off on Jackie (2016)| Best Script | Venice 2016

Dir.: Pablo Larrain; Cast: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Max Castella, John Hurt; USA/Chile 2016, 91 min. Director Pablo Larrain (Neruda) films Noah Oppenheim’s intricate script of JACKIE, covering four days in the

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The Light Between Oceans {2016) | Venice Film Festival 2016

The Light Between Oceans {2016) | Venice Film Festival 2016

Filmuforia November 28, 2016 Comments Off on The Light Between Oceans {2016) | Venice Film Festival 2016

DIR: Derek Cianfrance Cast: Alicia Vikander, Michael Fassbinder, Rachel Weisz Based on the 2012 novel by M.L. Stedman, director/writer Derek Cianfrance picks up where he had left off with Blue Valentine: a relationship spoilt by

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