In "Just One Time," his likable feature directorial debut, Lane Janger continues to develop a trend he helped initiate as producer of "I Think I Do" --- namely, to construct a romantic comedy that…
Produced by Olivier Mille.
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…
Reviewed at AFI/L.A. Film Festival (Documentary Series), Hollywood, Oct. 28 , 1999. Running time: 72 MIN.
Reviewed at Sarajevo Film Festival (New Currents) Aug. 21, 1999. Running time: 48 MIN.
Reviewed at Boston Film Festival, Sept. 13, 1999. Running time: 78 MIN.
At a nightclub in New Orleans called Donna's, young brass band musicians line up once a week in cutting sessions to play solos over a steady bebop rhythm section. Nearly every last one of the…
Screenplay, James Dunnison, Rebecca Dunnison. Camera (color, Beta-sp video) , William Morrison; music, Justin Deneau; production designer, Jordan Estal, Sarah Wilson; costume designer, Shannon…
It would appear that David Hirson has a particular affinity for humbuggers. Coming after "La Bete," his critically lauded, commercially failed (on Broadway) spin on Moliere's "The Misanthrope,"…
Reviewed at AFI screening room, L.A., Oct. 13, 1999. (In AFI/L.A. Film Festival --- New Directions.) Running time: 81 MIN.
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…