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Identities 2017: Other People

Other People USA 2016 Written by Chris Kelly Directed by Chris Kelly Watched on 09.06.2017 “Other People” is a pretty good, albeit somewhat trivial, family drama with a superb cast and a couple of very strong, emotional moments, especially towards … Continue reading

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Identities 2017: First Girl I Loved

First Girl I Loved USA 2016 Written by Kerem Sanga Directed by Kerem Sanga Watched on 09.06.2017 “First Girl I Loved” is a wonderful, beautiful, sensitive and touching coming-of-age drama about first love. It does a great job capturing what … Continue reading

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Identities 2017: Bar Bahar (In Between)

Bar Bahar (In Between) Israel/France 2016 Written by Maysaloun Hamoud Directed by Maysaloun Hamoud Watched on 08.06.2017 “Bar Bahar” tells the story of three very different Palestinian women who share an apartment in Tel Aviv: Leila, a party girl who … Continue reading

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Viennale 2016 – Day 2: Aquarius

Aquarius Brazil/France 2016 Written by Kleber Mendonça Filho Directed by Kleber Mendonça Filho Watched on 21.10.2016 When a movie starts with a song by “Queen”, who to this day are my favorite band of all time, and later on features … Continue reading

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Screener-Review: Battle Royale

Battle Royale Japan 2000 Written by Kenta Fukasaku, based on the novel by Koushun Takami Directed by Kinji Fukasaku Watched on 03.04.2017 More than 16 years after its release in Japan, “Battle Royale” is finally going to be freely available … Continue reading

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Viennale 2016 – Day 2: Alone (Hon-ja)

Alone (Hon-ja) South Korea 2015 Written by Hye-jin Cha & Hong-min Park Directed by Hong-min Park Watched on 21.10.2016 Every year there are a couple of movies that end up on my “maybe”-list. Sometimes, I decide to give them a … Continue reading

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Viennale 2016 – Day 1: Manchester by the Sea

Manchester by the Sea USA 2016 Written by Kenneth Lonergan Directed by Kenneth Lonergan Watched on 20.10.2016 “Manchester by the Sea” was the opening movie of this year’s Viennale. After so many movies at the /slash filmfestival that felt rather … Continue reading

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