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Blaxploitation-Inspired French Action Flick 'Black' is Rife With Weirdnessnew

Turning thumbs up or down on this movie would be a complete waste of time. Why? Because your opinion will change every five minutes (which is, perhaps, more than enough reason to justify its existence).
The Georgia Straight  |  Mark Harris  |  09-22-2009  |  Reviews

'One Day You'll Understand' Employs a Steely Form of Thoughtfulnessnew

In adapting Jerome Clement's book for the screen, Israeli director Amos Gitai is fully aware of the amount of restraint, denial, and dissociation that must be employed to survive a trauma the size of the Holocaust.
The Georgia Straight  |  Mark Harris  |  08-18-2009  |  Reviews

'The Unknown Woman' Struggles to Hold on to Her Humanitynew

One of the unexpected byproducts of the economically disastrous Soviet collapse was the massive export of mainly unwitting prostitutes from formerly socialist republics, a theme rarely shown as poignantly as in Giuseppe Tornatore's latest feature.
The Georgia Straight  |  Mark Harris  |  05-27-2008  |  Reviews

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