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Identities 2017: Respire (Breathe)

Breathe France 2014 Written by Julien Lambroschini & Mélanie Laurent (based on the novel by Anne-Sophie Brasme) Directed by Mélanie Laurent Watched on 15.06.2017 “Respire” was directed by Mélanie Laurent, who is probably better known as an actress than a … Continue reading

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Identities 2017: AWOL

AWOL USA 2016 Written by Deb Shoval & Karolina Waclawiak Directed by Deb Shoval Watched on 14.06.2017 Every film festival has the right to one major fuck-up – and in case of Identities 2017, this was it (to be fair, … Continue reading

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Identities 2017: Siebzehn (Seventeen)

Siebzehn Austria 2017 Written by Monja Art Directed by Monja Art Watched on 13.06.2017 Too bad. While it took me a while to really get into the movie (for example, the acting of the supporting cast was a little amateurish; … Continue reading

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Identities 2017: Dohee-ya (A Girl At My Door)

Dohee-ya South Korea 2014 Written by July Jung Directed by July Jung Watched on 12.06.2017 As a massive fan of “Sense8”, Doona Bae alone was reason enough for me to watch this movie (we have to stand by our cluster, … Continue reading

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Identities 2017: Zwielicht (Twilight) & Mathias (Mathew)

One evening, the Identities film festival played a double bill of Austrian short films about queer subjects, which couldn’t have been more different from each other. Not just because the first one, “Zwielicht”, is almost 40 years old, while “Mathias” … Continue reading

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Identities 2017: Lovesong

Lovesong USA 2016 Written by Bradley Rust Gray & So-yong Kim Directed by So-yong Kim Watched on 09.06.2017 “Lovesong” is a wonderful love story about two friends who slowly realize that they might be more to each other. However, they … Continue reading

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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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