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Political Horror

Heads up: if you like horror, the Onion’s AV Club has a list of “Horror Films of Left-Wingers” and “Horror Films for Right-wingers” which takes about three minutes to read. Before i had this blog i tried (and pretty much failed!) to write something about the politics of zombie movies …

Gymnaslaerer Pedersen (Comrade Pedersen)

GYMNASLAERER PEDERSEN (COMRADE PEDERSEN) (PI) Norway / 2006 / 35 mm / Colour / 110 min / Dir.: Hans Petter Moland, Cast: Kristoffer Joner, Ane Dahl Torp, Anne Ryg, Jan Gunnar Røise, Jon Øigarden, Stig Henrik Hoff, Silje Torp Færevag, Fridtjov Såaheim In 1968, it seemed as if all of …

[Movie Review] Guan Cha Mosuo – Mosuo, The Last Matriarchy Family

GUAN CHA MOSUO (MOSUO, THE LAST MATRIARCHY FAMILY) (PI) Chine / 2005 / Vidéo / Colour / 60 min / Dir.: Weijun Chen In a remote region of southwest China, there lives the Mosuo ethnic group who have a matriarchal and matrilineal society. A young Mosuo girl wants to liberate …

Sutra Ujurtu (Tomorrow Morning)

SUTRA UJUTRU (TOMORROW MORNING) (PNA) Serbia / 2006 / 35 mm / Colour / 85 min / Dir.: Oleg Novkovic, Cast: Uliks Fehmiu, Nebojsa Glogovac, Nada Sargin, Lazar Ristovski, Ljubomir Bandovic, Radmila Tomovic, Danica Ristovski, Milos Vlalukin, Ana Markovic, Nebojsa Ilic An emigré’s return to Belgrade to get married becomes …

Salvador (Puig Antich)

SALVADOR (PUIG ANTICH) (SALVADOR) (PNA) Spain – United Kingdom / 2006 / 35 mm / Colour / 138 min / Dir.: Manuel Huerga In 1974, Salvador Puig Antich, a violent revolutionary, became the last political prisoner to be executed in Spain. This is his story. Or so says the World …

Ruido

RUIDO (NOISE) (PM) Puerto Rico / 2006 / 35 mm / Colour / 100 min / Dir.: César Rodríguez, Cast: María Coral Otero Soto, José Rafael Álvarez, Blanca Lissette Cruz, Francisco Capó, Teófilo Torres Franchi, a teenaged girl suffering from a rare hearing disorder, is sexually harrassed by the man …

2006 World Film Festival in Montreal

Shit i’m not very happy! Been out of town for over a week, just got back, and just saw that there was a sale on tickets to the 2006 World Film Festival in Montreal but… the sale ended yesterday!!! Major drag, as this is one of the few Montreal festivals …

Les Femmes du Mont Ararat / The Women of Mount Ararat

Les Femmes du Mont Ararat / The Women of Mount Ararat, a film by Erwann Briand France / 2004 / Betacam SP / 85 min / français, anglais, arabe s.-t.f. Contact: [distributeur] Catherine Le Clef, Doc and Co, 13, rue Portefoin, 75003 Paris, France. T: +33 1 42 77 89 …