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Where it burns: “Une flamme dans mon coeur” [1987 Switzerland, France]

www.simplesharebuttons.com Alain Tanner makes a concerted attempt at re-interpreting feminist ideals with his intense and controversial drama “Une flamme dans mon coeur” [Eng. Title: A Flame in My Heart]. However, over the film’s course, he drops the topic and reverts … Continue reading

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Challenging taboos: “Feuchtgebiete” [2013 Germany]

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David Wnendt’s brilliant comedy “Feuchtgebiete” [Eng. Title: Wetlands] is not for the squeamish – it is a frontal attack on our senses, sensibilities, and taboos bound by societal norms. Centred around a young woman coming-to-terms with a childhood trauma, … Continue reading

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Isabella Ferrari and others in “E la chiamano estate” [2012 Italy]

www.simplesharebuttons.com After a promising start to his career with films like La spettatore, Paolo Franchi decides to confront (and confound) audience and critics alike with his latest drama “E la chiamano estate” [Eng. Title: And They Call It Summer]. And … Continue reading

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Of buffaloes and earwigs in Guillermo Arriaga’s “El Búfalo de la Noche” [2007 Mexico]

www.simplesharebuttons.com Director, and acclaimed writer of films like Amores Perros and Babel, Oscar nominated Guillermo Arriaga penned and co-produced the mexican drama “El Búfalo de la Noche” [Eng. Title: The Night Buffalo] based on his own novel. Jorge Hernandez Aldana made … Continue reading

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Bien de Moor and others in “Code Blue” [Netherlands, Denmark 2011]

www.simplesharebuttons.com Talented Polish writer and director Urszula Antoniak impresses again in her second full-length feature, “Code Blue”. It’s an intense examination of loneliness and intimacy in the scale of Michael Haneke’s “La Pianiste”. I’m sure Ms. Antoniak would be pleased … Continue reading

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