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Movie 245- The World of Apu (Apur Sansar)

Year: 1959
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Directed by: Satyajit Ray
Screenplay by: Satyajit Ray, based on the novel “Aparajita” by Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay
Cast: Soumitra Chatterjee, Sharmila Tagore, Alok Chakravarty, Swapan Mukherjee… 870 more words

Happy July 28th! Peruvian Movies on Netflix

July 28th? Yup. July 28th. Otherwise known as Peruvian Independence Day. It’s been a little over two years since I moved to the U.S., so in view that I can’t spend the holiday with my countrymen (and countrywomen?), I decided to check out some Peruvian movies. 721 more words

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Room in Rome

Synopsis: A night of passion that will change their lives.

Like the erotic classic Last Tango In Paris, the new drama Room In Rome is a controversial, boundary-breaking film about two women who bare their bodies and their souls during one memorable night in a hotel in Rome. 966 more words

Film

Gangster Squad

“The Act of Killing” (2013) is an extraordinary Danish documentary film about the killing according to the film of a million people in Indonesia in 1965-1966. 572 more words

Documentary

Germany’s Horror For Germans, In German Films

German cinema and television have in recent years begun to address the suffering of the ordinary German during the Second World War, and during the reign of terror perpetrated by the Nazi regime. 1,359 more words

Arts

Screen Gems-Five Criminally Underseen Postwar Foreign Films

A post on this site from December 2013 was entitled “5 of the Best Unknown (Or Lesser-Known) Foreign Films of the 1950’s.” The reason that decade in particular was highlighted was because of the emergence of some of the greatest filmmakers of all time from other countries, creating some of the best movies ever made in that one time period. 982 more words

Classic Cinema