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Review: 'Bed of Procust'

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"Bed of Procust," is a Moldavian adaptation of a famous Romanian novel by Camil Petrescu, and is a lavishly produced, though at times a little too enigmatic, romantic drama set in 1926. Centering on…

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Review: 'Sass'

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There's a much bigger, better movie trying to get out of "Sass," but only portions are revealed here. True tale of two brothers who became Berlin's most notorious burglars during the '30s feels…

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Review: 'Riders'

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Dumb dialogue and smart action characterize "Riders," a revisitation of the "Point Break" recipe of bank robbery and extreme sports, with Montreal serving this time as the background canvas for…

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Review: 'Summer Love'

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Charming but slight, "Summer Love" is what its title promises -- a beautifully shot coming-of-ager centered on a 12-year-old girl in provincial southeast Turkey. Well played by a large cast of…

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Review: 'Wish Me Luck'

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A put-upon high school student holds his class hostage at gunpoint in "Wish Me Luck," a partly successful attempt at something new in Turkish cinema -- crossing drama, comedy and action in a…

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Review: 'Maruf'

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Serdar Akar, whose well-observed sophomore feature, "Offside," drew some attention on the fest circuit, returns with the rather more conventional "Maruf," a drama of traditional conflicts set in a…

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