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Paradise (Russia, 2016)

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Andrei Konchalovsky’s Paradise is finally showing on our Montreal’s screens. The Winner of the director Award at the 2016 Venice Film Festival stars Yuliya Vysotskaya ( 207 more words

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Racer and the Jailbird (le Fidèle - Belgium, 2017)

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Oscar nominated  (Best Foreign Language Film Bullhead, 2011) Michaël R. Roskam’s Racer and the Jailbird (Le fidèle) is an Oscar contender. 238 more words

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RIDM 2017: Dragonfly Eyes (China - 2017)

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Dragonflies have multifaceted eyes. In Dragonfly Eyes, the first feature from acclaimed contemporary artist Xu Bing, recycled surveillance camera footage and streaming serve as the basis of a flustering work. 272 more words

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RIDM 2017: Carcasse (Iceland-France)

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Playing like a fictional narrative (and without dialogues), Gústav Geir Bollason and Clémentine Roy’s Carcasse could be a story of the end of the world (as we know it) or the chronicle of a (after) death foretold. 180 more words

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GODARD - Le Redoutable (French with E.S.T)

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Jean-Luc Godard still fascinates film scholars to this day. When Oscar winning director Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist, 2011) film adaption of Anne Wiazemsky memoirs of her married life with JLG, … 394 more words

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Slava/ Glory (Bulgaria - 2016)

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From Bulgarian writer-director duo Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov comes Slava (Glory), a ferocious satire about state corruption.

Julia, a public relation official at the ministry of transports, must deal with a crisis over an in-house corruption scandal. 456 more words

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Tokyo TIFF 2017: Hana and Alice (Japan, 2004)

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Shunji Iwai is known for his lengthy coming-of-age films. Most are constructed around relatively simple ideas, but utilize an elaborate route to tell the story. 292 more words

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