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Ingrid Goes West (US - 2017)

Daria Gamliel for Cinetalk.net

Meet Ingrid. Fresh out of a mental wellness facility but not quite ‘cured’ of her social awkwardness. How can we cure what the Internet and Smartphones have created? 248 more words

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Fantasia 2017: Spoor (Poland - 2017)

Sandro Forte for Cinetalk.net

Director Agnieszka Holland learned her trade with Krzysztof Zanussi and Andrzej Wajda. The Polish director is a three times Oscar Nominee, for Angry Harvest, In Darkness (both in the Best foreign language film category)and Europa, Europa (Best screenplay category, 1990). 195 more words

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Fantasia 2017: Rage (Lee Sang-il, 2016)

DARIA GAMLIEL for Cinetalk.net

Without knowing in advance about the premise or plot, Rage throws at-first disjointed events and characters at the viewer. The connections slowly unfurl with a manhunt revealing three possible identities of a murderer. 532 more words

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Fantasia 2017: Fritz Lang ( Germany - 2016)

Sandro Forte for Cinetalk.net

With Fritz Lang, Gordian Maugg directed a risky fantasized story about the famous German director set at the beginning of the 1930’s. 244 more words

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Fantasia 2017: Town in a lake (2015 - Philippines)

Sandro Forte for Cinetalk.net

Jet Leyco’s Matangtubig (Town in a lake) is a slow paced, atmospheric and enigmatic piece on a tropical paradise suddenly turned upside down. 235 more words

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Fantasia 2017: The Tokyo Night Sky is Always the Densest Shade of Blue (Japan, 2017)

DARIA GAMLIEL for Cinetalk.net

Anyone who has been to Tokyo would recognize the array of neon lights and their reflections in nearby bodies of water. For the uninitiated, Yuya Ishii’s… 273 more words

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Fantasia 2017: Free and easy (China – 2017)

Sandro Forte for Cinetalk.net

In Geng Jun’s Free and Easy, a desolate factory town of northeast China is the theater of action for various characters: a monk, a christian trying to spread the gospel, a crooked traveling salesman, a man in charge of reforestation, an adept of kung-Fu with gentle mind, two cops with doubtful coherence, etc. 193 more words

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