Reviewed at Turin Intl. Young Cinema Festival (competing), Italy, Nov. 16, 1993. Running time: 63 MIN.
Film selection is under way for screening and competition at the Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival, skedded March 4-13.
"Distant Trampling of Horses" revisits the historic 1935 Long March by Chinese communists in disenchanted terms. Arduousness, injustice, prolonged hardship and human loss are intimately depicted…
Distraught parents jump ship, leaving teenage son home alone; before long, house had turned into a party straight out of "Risky Business"-- who says there are no new ideas in television? Several "Fox…
A dreamlike fantasy about a young porter in a stark Peking loony bin and the beautiful young patient he befriends, "Red Beads" looks set for only limited unspoolings on the fest circuit but announces…
Francois Girard's "Thirty-Two Short Films About Glenn Gould" was the top winner at Canada's Genie Awards Sunday, picking up four trophies, including best picture and director.
Reviewed at Turin Intl. Young Cinema Festival (competing), Italy, Nov. 15, 1993. Running time: 97 MIN.
First-time filmmaker Charles Teton, 32, scores high for initiative but lower on results with "Dark Summer," a visually accomplished but highly distanced cross-tracks love story set in Liverpool…
The audio-visual issue remained a potential deal-wrecker Sunday as fractious world trade talks in Geneva entered their crucial last hours, and President Clinton telephoned several European leaders in…
Also with: Tasuya Nakadai, Yuen Woo-ping, Roy Cheung, Carmen Lee, Lisa Jane Burnett, Reiko Hayawa, Sophia Crawford.
The March of Dimes saluted Ron Howard and Brian Grazer Friday night, presenting them with an award for "their outstanding contributions to the motion picture industry."
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