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A brief film review: “Suntan” [2016 Greece, Germany]

The Greek drama by Argyris Papadimitropoulos – “Suntan”, has been labelled as a coming of middle-age story, but I think this could apply to a larger male population as well under certain circumstances.
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Self-discovery, the trippy way: “Crystal Fairy” [2013 Chile]

Sebastián Silva’s English language feature “Crystal Fiary” [Full Title: Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus, and 2012] is a character study of two American tourists in Chile with very different outlooks. I had seen only one other film from … Continue reading

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Sarah Felberbaum, Chiara Francini, & others in “Maschi Contro Femmine” BR1080 [Italy 2010]

Fausto Brizzi is one of the most commercially successful writer-directors in Italy today, and it is not hard to guess why – they are by and large gentle comedies with A-Grade star line-ups and a liberal budget. While entertaining … Continue reading

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Martina Gedeck, Nina Hoss in “Elementarteilchen” BR720 [2006 Germany]

Oskar Roehler’s 2006 black comedy, “Elementarteilchen” [Eng. Title: The Elementary Particles] is a study of two half-brothers, each with a completely different character and outlook. Michael, the younger one is a successful scientist-chemist, while the elder Bruno, played by … Continue reading

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Der Baader Meinhof Komplex [Germany, France 2008] BR720p

I found Uli Edel’s 2008 gripping political drama, “Der Baader Meinhof Komplex” [Eng. Title: The Baader Meinhof Complex] quite informative actually – until this film, I only vaguely remember the RAF [Rote Armee Fraktion, or Red Army Faction], an … Continue reading

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