Silvia Prieto" is a lukewarm serving of twentysomething disaffectedness in contempo Buenos Aires. Directed and written with deadpan style and dry humor by author Martin Rejtman, whose first feature…
Executive producers, Henrik Danstrup, Peter Aalbaek Jensen.
Screenplay, Jacques Bablon, Vermillard. Camera (color), Pascal Lagriffoul; editor, Valerie Loiseleux; art director, Emmanuelle Duplay. Reviewed at Berlin Film Festival (Forum), Feb. 14, 1999…
Review: ‘The Sexual Life of the Belgians Part 3: The Closing Down of the Renault Factory at Vilvoorde’
Iconoclastic filmmaker and all-round Belgian media personality Jan Bucquoy has continued his series of personal films with an agitprop documentary. Not pure docu by any means, pic incorporates clips…
Initially arresting but gradually exasperating, ensemble dramedy "Guns and Roses" finally falls victim to its own cleverness. Neapolitan helmer Carla Apuzzo shows no shortage of ideas in her first…
Reviewed at the Kabuki 8, San Francisco March 1, 1999. (In San Francisco Asian-American Film Festival.) Running time: 88 MIN.
Reviewed at Berlin Film Festival (Panorama), Feb. 13, 1999. (Also in San Francisco Film Festival.) (Kazakh dialogue.) Running time: 71 MIN.
A pleasant slice of NYC melting-pot life hung on a sketchy suspense plot, actor, director and co-scripter Darshan Bhagat's feature rates more appreciation as a resourceful maiden effort --- and a…
Give D. Paul Thomas credit for tackling big issues in "The Presentment," which is receiving its world premiere at the Pasadena Playhouse. The drama examines the intersection between the religious and…
The repression faced by women in fundamentalist Islamic countries is certainly a topical subject for a play. Although young American playwright Karen Hartman tackles it in unflinching fashion in…