Of interest due to relative scarcity of product from Ecuador, this trio of tidy, if somewhat predictable, tales of contempo life is tinged with an air of the fantastic. Exposure is likely at thematic…
Scientists are people too" seems to be the overriding message of genially freeform docu "Me & Isaac Newton," director Michael Apted's followup to "Inspirations," his 1997 inquiry into the creative…
An embarrassment of rock 'n' roll riches in every sense of the word, "Born to Lose" (aka "King Outlaw") is vet scenester Lech Kowalski's wildly undisciplined and historically essential docu on…
Two of the cinema's Big Thinkers do just that in frosh Samira Gloor Fadel's sublimely passionate docu "Berlin-Cinema (Titre Provisoire)." Wim Wenders(seen) and Jean-Luc Godard (heard) muse on space…
Executive producers, Michael Hammer, Steve Tisch. Co-executive producers, Rachel Frazin, Harmon M. Kaslow. Co-producer, Tom Luse.
Produced, directed by Christine Richey. Screenplay, John Kramer. Camera (B&W/color, 16mm), Joan Hutton, John Walker, Micha Dahan, Peter Walker, Richard Stringer; editor, Jack Morbin; music, Nicholas…
.Produced by Ruud Monster, Jan Heijs.
Executive producer, Dragan Samardzic.
Picaresque, funny, cautionary and hugely enjoyable, "Wadd" focuses on the cultural impact of gawky country boy turned genre folk hero John C. Holmes and his natural endowment. (Holmes was the model…
Reviewed at World Film Festival, Montreal (World Cinema), Sept. 3, 1999. (Also in Toronto Film Festival --- Discovery; Denver Film Festival.) Original title: Torowisko. Running time: 85 MIN.