It's hard to see what interest this slight film could have for anyone other than those who made it. Talky, static and undramatic, story concerns an elderly woman who returns to Berlin after a 30…
This bittersweet local comedy about the lives, loves and problems of four couples shows considerable promise for neophyte helmer Armero, even though much of the dialogue falls flat and some of the…
Reviewed at San Sebastian Film Festival (competing), Sept. 20, 1994. Running time: 110 MIN.
Grainy and amateurish, shot on a Spanish shoestring, "Justino" nonetheless has such a mixture of endearing humanity, humor and outrageous situations that it beguiles the viewer. This quirky but…
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This handsomely produced and skillfully directed period piece about a child chess master who grows into a kind of Quasimodo torn between his obsession for the game and his search for a deeper human…
It's hard to muster up any sympathy for the assorted terrorists, pimps, sluts , junkies and other Basque lowlifes that infest this sordid and dull exercise in profanity.
As in early Berlanga films, the touches of black humor, gentle ribbing of reds, fascists and modern socialists, and zany goings-on are all present in "Everyone Off to Jail." True to form, helmer…
Shot in Havana and Mexico, pic is presumably intended to be a sweeping period study of a bizarre Latin American tyrant in the 1920s but instead wheezes out as a disjointed, boring and superficial…
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