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The Asthenic Syndrome (1989)

Soviet Union 153m, Colour/B&W Director: Kira Muratova; Cast: Olga Antonova, Sergei Popov, Galina Zakhurdayeva,Natalya Buzko, Aleksandra Svenskaya A film within a film, The Asthenic Syndrome is a chaotic and often … Continue reading

10/14/2016 · Leave a comment

Au revoir les enfants (1987)

France/West Germany 104m, Colour Director: Louis Malle; Cast: Gaspard Manesse, Raphael Fejtö, Philippe Morier-Genoud, Francine Racette Goodbye Children is an intimate autobiographical film based on Louis Malle’s memories and experiences … Continue reading

10/13/2016 · 2 Comments

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)

Spain 89m, Colour Director: Pedro Almodóvar; Cast: Carmen Maura, Antonio Banderas, Julieta Serrano, Rossy de Palma, María Barranco Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown is a soap opera-like … Continue reading

10/12/2016 · 2 Comments

Fanny and Alexander (1982)

Sweden/France/West Germany 312m, Colour Director: Ingmar Bergman; Cast: Pernilla Allwin, Bertil Guve, Börje Ahlstedt, Anna Bergman, Gunn Wållgren, Kristina Adolphson, Erland Josephson, Mats Bergman, Jarl Kulle Fanny and Alexander is … Continue reading

10/11/2016 · 2 Comments

A City of Sadness (1989)

Taiwan 157m, Colour Director: Hou Hsiao-Hsien; Cast: Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Sung Young Chen, Jack Kao, Li Tian-lu A City of Sadness is a complex drama set in post-war Taiwan … Continue reading

10/10/2016 · Leave a comment

Une Histoire de Vent (1988)

France 77m, Colour/B&W Directors: Joris Ivens; Marceline Loridan; Cast: Joris Ivens A Tale of the Wind is the last film by Joris Ivens, a 90 year-old Dutch filmmaker who travels through China … Continue reading

10/09/2016 · Leave a comment

The Horse Thief (1986)

China 88m, Colour Director: Tian Zhuangzhuang; Cast: Daiba, Jiji Dan, Drashi, Gaoba, Jamco Jayang, Rigzin Tseshang The Horse Thief is a slow-moving documentary-like film that illustrates the interconnections of Tibetan … Continue reading

10/09/2016 · Leave a comment