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FNC 2017: Review of Hong Sang-soo’s The Day After (Geu-hu)

On her first day at a new job, Song Ah-reum (Kim Min-hee ) is insulted and slapped by the wife of her boss, Kim Bong-wan (Kwon Hae-hyo). 753 more words

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FNC 2017: What to see Thursday, Oct. 12 at the Festival du nouveau cinéma

I was a bit disappointed that I only had time to see two films at the Festival du nouveau cinéma yesterday (Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017). On the other hand, I liked those two very much. 543 more words

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FNC 2017: Review of Thai film Samui Song

Samui Song is a Thai film noir from Pen-ek Ratanaruang, the director of Last Life in the Universe, Invisible Waves, Ploy, and Headshot. At least one reviewer has compared it to The Postman Always Rings Twice, but it’s much twistier than that. 395 more words

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2017 Festival du nouveau cinéma: Cosmonauts and cowboys, zombies, yakuza and Vincent van Gogh

The 46th edition of Montreal’s Festival du nouveau cinéma began Wednesday, Oct. 4 with an invitation-only screening of Blade Runner 2049 at Place des Arts. 620 more words

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The early-bird pass from the 2017 Festival du nouveau cinema is a great deal!

Big film fan? Got time to see lots of films? Montreal’s Festival du nouveau cinéma has got a deal for you! Several deals, really. You’ll have to move fast though, because Monday, Sept. 451 more words

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FFM 2017: Free entry to the closing film, Monday night

Film fans can watch the closing film of the 2017 Montreal World Film Festival / Festival des film du monde free of charge tonight, Monday, Sept. 116 more words

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FFM 2017: My prediction for best film – Y de Pronto el Amanecer

UPDATE: Y de Pronto el Amanecer did indeed win the Grand Prix of the Americas, for Best Film.

I predict that Y de Pronto el Amanecer (And Then the Dawn) will win the competition for best film at the 2017 Montreal World Film Festival / Festival des film du monde tonight. 558 more words

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