Reviewed at Sarajevo Film Festival (New Currents), Aug. 23, 1999. Running time: 97 MIN.
A fascinating portrait of acclaimed larger-than-life gypsy singer Vera Bila, "Black and White in Color" is a fine, gripping study of artistic pride and ethnic intolerance. Though its subject matter…
A deaf man faces the mistakes of his past in this Czech drama whose goal is to benefit the hearing-impaired through any proceeds netted. More a psychological exploration than a narrative, pic suffers…
A handsomely made, deeply affectionate homage to the mystical power of music and cinema, "The Call of the Oboe" is the kind of poetic work that will charm critics, probably woo a small specialized…
Reviewed at Sarajevo Film Festival (New Currents) Aug. 21, 1999. Running time: 48 MIN.
At once a throwback to the days of Capra and Sturges and a wholly contempo item, "Snow Days" is smarter and more appealing than many other recent romantic comedies.
A shamelessly sentimental story about a developmentally disabled woman and her relationship with her brother, "Molly" does nothing to improve MGM's recent roster of disappointments. Pic, which was…
The fifth annual Sarajevo Film Festival ended its run on Sunday leaving the distinct impression that it, like its country, is at a crossroads.
The Sarajevo Film Festival kicked off its fifth year on Friday with a screening of "Notting Hill" attended by a standing-room crowd in the 2,500-seat Obala Open Air Cinema.
A disillusioned writer takes his life into his own hands in this plodding, unfunny pic that, but for the celebrity-by-association status of topliners Jamie (son of Richard) Harris and Alison…