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Let the Sunshine In (Un beau soleil intérieur), Directed by Claire Denis

Among French actresses, Isabelle Huppert and Juliette Binoche represent two sides of the dramatic coin and director Claire Denis has used them both brilliantly. In Denis’ newest film, … 511 more words


Tarkovsky Films Ranked

The films of Andrei Tarkovsky strike a personal resonance with me. They were the subject of my Master’s thesis, and one of the definitive memories of my wannabe bohemian student days in London is a hypnotic summer of Tarkovsky DVDs on loop in my little box room in Chalk Farm. 590 more words

European Cinema

Guđmundur Guđmundsson's Heartstone, tackling European cinematic discourse.

Title: 1. Choose one of the five films selected for the European University Film Award and carry out an analysis of the reception of the film by critics, highlighting elements of the reviews that are pertinent to one or more of the critical discourses from within which European cinema is frequently discussed – including, for instance, ideas of national cinema, transnational cinema, art film, the cinema of small nations, slow cinema, cinema of social concern, cinema of realism, new waves, auteurism, etc. 1,294 more words

RetView #10 - Eyes Without a Face

Title: Eyes Without a Face (Les Yeux Sans Visage)

Year of Release: 1960

Director: Georges Franju

Length: 90 mins (uncut version)

Starring: Pierre Brasseur, Edith Scob, Alida Valli, Juliette Mayniel… 850 more words


Revisiting Pasolini's "Love Meetings" (1964)

In 1964, Pasolini set out to mission impossible. He proposed a trip around Italy to document people’s views on sex. The result might sound outdated today, but it is not, by any means, irrelevant. 559 more words


Andrei Rublev

Andrei Rublev (1966)
Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
Actors: Anatoly Solonitsyn, Nikolai Grinko, Ivan Lapikov

Synopsis: A portrait of medieval Russia refracted around the proxy of the icon painter, Andrei Rublev (Anatoly Solonitsyn). 389 more words

European Cinema

The Journey Begins...again

Ciao a tutti!

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World Cinema