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Locarno Film Review: 'My Internship in Canada'

In Canada, the power to declare war lies squarely in the hands of the Cabinet. In “My Internship in Canada,” that responsibility falls to a single Member of Parliament who, owing to a deadlock between both sides, has the deciding vote but no clue as to handle the situation. 883 more words


Quebec films integral part of Canadian lineup at TIFF

Perhaps we’ve become spoiled. But it’s hard not to notice that compared to the past couple years, it will be a diminished contingent of Quebec directors bringing features to the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in September. 515 more words


Quick Take: The Good Lie (2014)

The poster for The Good Lie is immediately misleading, since Reese Witherspoon doesn’t even appear in the movie till about the 45 minute or so mark. 133 more words


The Good Lie

This is the story of a group of children whose tribe in Sudan is torn apart by war. With the village adults murdered by soldiers, the children are forced to walk hundreds of miles to a refugee camp, eventually emigrating to start a new life in the USA. 440 more words




Run time: 110mins

Director: Philippe Falardeau

Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Arnold Oceng, Ger Duany, Emmanuel Jal, Kuoth Weil, Corey Stoll

Synopsis:  When civil war breaks out in Sudan millions of people are left without homes and families. 279 more words

Cinema Review - The Good Lie

Having spent many years in a Kenyan refugee camp after Sudan was engulfed in civil war, refugees Mamere (Arnold Oceng), Jeremiah (Ger Duany) and Paul (Emmanuel Jal) are awarded a chance at a new life in the US. 420 more words


34. İstanbul Film Festivali İçin 13 Film Önerisi

1. Taxi (Jafar Panahi)

Yasaklı olmasına rağmen gizlice çektiği This Is Not a Film ve Closed Curtain filmleriyle değişmesi gereken, değişmek zorunda olan İran’ın güncel durumuna ayna tutan ünlü yönetmen… 1,691 more words