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DEUX JOURS, UNE NUIT / TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT (The Dardennes, 2014) - Try not to breathe

Two Days, One Night continues an abiding interest in female driven narratives which has marked many of the films directed by The Dardennes. Could we call Two Days, One Night the final part in a trilogy of films, started in 2008 with The Silence of Lorna and also including The Kid with a Bike, that depict women in crisis? 567 more words

Auteur

Thurs 18 - Sat 20 Dec: BICYCLE THIEVES

Vittorio de Sica’s 1948 neorealist classic BICYCLE THIEVES is on screen at The Woolwich Grand Theatre Film Club from Thursday 18th December.

Unemployed Antonio Ricci (Lamberto Maggiorani) is elated when he finally finds work hanging posters around war-torn Rome. 94 more words

Classic Film

The Organizer

Italian director Mario Monicelli is getting a full retrospect at Film Forum right now, and I for one have signed up for a crash course. Last night was… 390 more words

The Stolen Children (1992) - Gianni Amelio

A powerful neorealist story of a carabiniere who has to deliver two abused children to a care home and in the process witnesses victim-blaming across Italy. 46 more words

Catholic

NEEM ANNAPURNA / BITTER MORSEL (Dir. Buddhadev Dasgupta, 1979, India)

Before Buddhadev Dasgupta became a filmmaker he was a university teacher, lecturing on economics. His association with the Calcutta Film Society in the 1960s led to Dasgupta recognising the function cinema could play as an agent of wider social agitation and potential change. 236 more words

Indian CInema