• Variety | 3/11/2018 | Jay Weissberg
    A bullheaded teenage girl growing up in the concrete sprawl of the Balata Refugee Camp in Nablus trains to become a police officer with the Palestinian Security Forces in Canadian director Christy...
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  • Variety | 2/18/2018 | Jay Weissberg
    Anthropologist-turned-filmmaker Luiz Bolognesi elegantly straddles the line between documentary and fiction in “Ex-Shaman,” a beautifully composed look at a member of Brazil’s Pater Surui tribe...
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  • Variety | 2/21/2018 | Jay Weissberg
    It was always clear to anyone paying attention that the 2016 impeachment of Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff was a diversionary tactic to cover up rampant corruption from across the aisle.
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  • Screen | 1/31/2018 | Orlando Parfitt
    TrustNordisk has announced that Pernille Fischer Christensen’s Berlinale title Becoming Astrid has been sold to Music Box Films for US distribution. Other new sales include Spain (Caramel Films),...
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  • Variety | 2/22/2018 | Jay Weissberg
    For laugh-out-loud bad line of the year, it will be hard to top “I’m garbage. And garbage knows its place.” Were it spoken with an iota of camp, then much could be forgiven, but “Garbage” is...
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  • Variety | 2/27/2018 | Jessica Kiang
    When a child is forced to grow up too soon, who can tell which of their piecemeal impressions of the world — gleaned from TV news reports, overheard adult conversations and garbled schoolyard gossip...
    393 views Frost123
  • Variety | 2/19/2018 | Jay Weissberg
    The integration of Western motifs with a teenager’s hesitant lurch toward self-realization is deftly achieved in Martín Rodríguez Redondo’s feature debut, “Marilyn.
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  • Variety | 2/24/2018 | Jessica Kiang
    With the buzzing of tires across the gravelly bottom of a small quarry bitten into a hillside, Austrian sophomore director Katharina Mueckstein (“Talea”) kickstarts her coming-of-age story in...
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  • Variety | 2/26/2018 | Jessica Kiang
    It’s Montreal. It’s the summer you turned 18 and first fell in love. It was just a couple of weeks before you were due to move away, do you remember? Pascal Plante’s feature debut is a spry little...
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  • Variety | 1/27/2018 | Jessica Kiang
    For anyone whose experiences with the last few films from Japanese director Kiyoshi Kurosawa have proven frustrating (and his recent run of form suggests the heady horror days of “Cure” and “Pulse”...
    376 views Charlie_Morestmoto
  • Variety | 2/21/2018 | Alissa Simon
    The rash request that an irresponsible mother makes of her naïve, hearing-impaired, teenage son forms the loose focus of low-budget indie drama “Adam,” the brief second feature by Iceland-born,...
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  • Variety | 2/21/2018 | Jessica Kiang
    How much do we, the living, owe to them, the dead, and is it more or less than we owe to each other? The premise of well-known Slovakian director Martin Šulík’s gentle dramedy “The Interpreter”...
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  • Variety | 2/8/2018 | Jessica Kiang
    In Julien Faraut’s elegant, witty, and thoughtful documentary, the unusual case is made that there is an ongoing conversation between tennis and cinema. “In the Realm of Perfection” sets up a long,...
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  • Variety | 2/20/2018 | Guy Lodge
    The old adage about making sour fruit into sweet refreshment is implicit in the title of Romanian writer-director Ioana Uricaru’s promising first feature “Lemonade.
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  • the Guardian | 2/25/2018 | Jonathan Romney
    Attending an international film festival, you can sometimes feel you’re on a distant planet, adrift from the universe of cinema as we usually know it. This year’s Berlinale has been like that.
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