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Movie Suggestions

Movie Suggestion XLIV: Fehér isten

  Movie Suggestion XLIV: Fehér isten   Country: Hungary | Germany | Sweden   Genre: Drama   Directed by: Kornél Mundruczó   Starring: Zsófia Psotta, Sándor Zsótér, Lili Horváth     Synopsis: “When young Lili is forced to give up her beloved dog Hagen, because it’s mixed-breed heritage is deemed ‘unfit’ by The State, she and the dog begin a dangerous journey back towards each other. At the same time, all the unwanted, unloved and so-called ‘unfit’ dogs rise up…

read all June 7, 2015

Movie Suggestion XLIII: Partisan

  Movie Suggestion XLIII: Partisan   Country: Australia   Genre: Drama, Thriller   Directed by: Ariel Kleiman   Starring: Vincent Cassel, Nigel Barber, Jeremy Chabriel     “Inspired by an article about child assassins in Colombia and set mostly in an isolated compound in an unnamed city, the debut feature film of Ariel Kleiman is nothing if not disciplined. A graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts, whose short films have picked up awards from festivals including Cannes and…

read all May 26, 2015

Movie Suggestion XLII: Turist (Force Majeure)

  Movie Suggestion XLII: Turist (Force Majeure)   Country: Sweden | France | Norway | Denmark   Genre: Comedy, Drama   Directed by: Ruben Östlund   Starring: Johannes Kuhnke, Lisa Loven Kongsli, Clara Wettergren     Synopsis: “A Swedish family travels to the French Alps to enjoy a few days of skiing. The sun is shining and the slopes are spectacular but, during a lunch at a mountainside restaurant, an avalanche turns everything upside down. With diners fleeing in all…

read all May 17, 2015

Movie Suggestion XLI: Hitono nozomino yorokobiyo

  Movie Suggestion XLI: Hitono nozomino yorokobiyo   Country: Japan – 2014   Genre: Drama   Directed by: Masakazu Sugita   Starring: Ayane Ohmori, Nahoko Yoshimoto, Kôichirô Nishi     Synopsis: A major earthquake has hit Japan destroying more than just houses. The dead are buried and the survivors are left among the ruins. Shot in tranquil images and using very little dialogue, the film tells the story of two siblings. After the disaster, Haruna and her little brother Sotha…

read all May 14, 2015

Movie Suggestion XL: Ich Seh, Ich Seh

  Movie Suggestion XL: Ich Seh, Ich Seh   Country: Austria – 2014   Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror   Directed by: Severin Fiala, Veronika Franz   Starring: Susanne Wuest, Elias Schwarz, Lukas Schwarz.     Synopsis: “In the heat of the summer. A lonesome house in the countryside between woods and corn fields. Nine-year-old twin brothers are waiting for their mother. When she comes home, bandaged after cosmetic surgery, nothing is like before. The children start to doubt that this…

read all May 4, 2015