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The Exiles

(Check out my previous essay on Independent Cinema: 1976’s The Grim Reaper)

The Exiles is an independent American film directed by the British-born filmmaker Kent Mackenzie who also produced and edited the picture, gathered the story and shaped it into a script form. 1,080 more words

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Shanty Tramp: Exploitation and The American South

Shanty Tramp was a 1967 exploitation film directed by Joseph W. Maura. A Queens, New York native, he began the first phase of his directing career in the Big Apple where he directed half a dozen films before becoming financially secure enough to make the move to Long Island where he produced the remainder of his 14 total films as an exploitation independent filmmaker. 1,287 more words

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February Film Essays

For the last two months, I’ve been writing bi-weekly film essays on the career of Nicolas Winding Refn. Now that I’ve caught up with his career and managed to finish reviewing all of the works in his oeuvre, as well as all available documentaries on his work, I’m moving on to a new theme: Independent American films. 214 more words

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The Accordion Review


AKA: N/A
Genre: Neorealism

Year Released: 2010
Distributor: Unlicensed

Origin: Iran
Running Time: 8 minutes

Rating/Recommended Audience: G
Related Films/Series: N/A

For Fans Of: The White Balloon, August Rush, El Bola, The Bicycle Thief… 1,039 more words

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Northern Farm making a deep impact at home and abroad

Katsumi Yoshida’s Northern Farm has been Japan’s most successful breeding operation every year since 2011. 2017, though, was their most successful year to date, with earnings of more than 14 billion yen (more than £92 million or $123 million) from nearly 600 domestic wins. 1,142 more words

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Untying the Knot Review

AKA: Farsh

Genre: Neorealism/Drama
Year Released: 2007
Distributor: Unlicensed
Origin: Iran

Running Time: 8 minutes

Rating/Recommended Audience: G
Related Films/Series: N/A

For Fans Of: The Circle , The White Balloon… 1,294 more words

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Who's Camus Anyway? Review


AKA: Camus Nante Shiranai?
Genre: Neorealism/Meta-Fiction/Slice of Life
Year Released: 2005

Distributor: Film Movement

Origin: Japan
Running Time: 115 minutes

Rating/Recommended Audience: 15+

Related Films/Series: 1,716 more words

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