My mother – for clues in Riga

My mother - for clues in Riga

My mother – for clues in Riga

  Ironically just before the turn of the millennium 2000, the director Rosa von Praunheim learns of his mother, who is by then already 94 years old and lives with him, a secret that his life is changed. In tears, the woman confesses to him that he is not her biological child, but was taken by her from an orphanage in Riga and later adopted. Quite unsentimental and from head to toe, the eccentric filmmaker, as he was known – and notorious – of the suspects in 1942 as Holger Mischwitzky Praunheim born of

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The Making Of

The Making Of

The Making Of

  How is actually a movie? And what happens when a film is formed? What are the neuro-physiological processes within the human perception expire? And is this really all the realities that give us films, particularly so-called “documentaries”? The filmmaker Viola Stephan interviewed many experts in the fields of neurobiology, neuroscience computer science and neurophysiology, and so creates a never scientized picture, but pursues the ideal of the happy sciences. Selbstexperiment see this as valid as scientific observations,

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Jonathan Nossiter – Biography and Filmography

Jonathan Nossiter - Biography and Filmography

Jonathan Nossiter – biography and filmography

  Born in 1961 in Washington, DC, the son of a journalist, Jonathan Nossiter grew up in France, England, Italy, Greece and India. He studied painting and art history at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris, the San Francisco Art Institute and at Dartmouth College in the USA.

His film career began as an assistant to director Adrian Lyne’s thriller in Fatal Attraction (Fatal Attraction, 1987). Nossiter also staged at several venues in England (Newcastle’s Playhouse and King’s Head) and

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Tim Blake Nelson – Biography

Tim Blake Nelson - Biography

Tim Blake Nelson – Biography

  Tim Blake Nelson, born 1964 in Tulsa, Oklahoma (USA), is a New York-based director, actor and author. His debut film Eye of God (1997), in which he was both writer and director, was premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and then shown on the San Francisco International Film Festival. At the Seattle International Film Festival, the film with the American Independent Award was awarded to winning the Tokyo International Film Festival, the film the Tokyo Bronze Prize.

Nelson’s second film, O (2001),

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Anger – TV-Tip of the Week

Anger - TV-Tip of the Week

Rage – TV-Tip of the Week

  Rarely has a TV remote from the big event movies in recent years attracted so much attention as Züli Aladag TV Drama Rage . And even some time after the original broadcast – the contemporary political debate to prove it – is the stuff of sensitivity and timeliness hard to beat.

The focus of the movie is a home-style, left-liberal dominated family: Simon Laub (August Zirner) is 45 years old and works as an extremely popular professor of literature at the university. His wife, Christa (Corinna

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My Summer of Love

My Summer of Love

My Summer of Love

  Scarcely had the first days of spring have given way to a new cold wave is the longing again. After the sun, summer and relaxation. Those who no longer hold out, takes place in My Summer of Love a bit of heat.

A long, hot summer, somewhere in Yorkshire, England. Mona (Natalie Press) lives with her older brother Phil (Paddy Considine) above the local pub. Has received from the pumps have come a long beer more: Since Phil is a divine inspiration, is meditating between counter and bar stools and just prayed.

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Sex in Brno

Sex in Brno

Sex in Brno

  About a year ago have Standa and Olinka learned about at a sporting event, and since they share a close friendship letter. But now to the long-distance relationship a little more, because Olinka Standa has been invited to stay with her. Both are mighty upset if the upcoming event and received from friends and acquaintances all kinds of good advice, like the night of love should be achieved.

But there are other couples who come closer to this evening and tonight: There is, for example, the psychologist Dr. Kuľková

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Whatever Works

Whatever Works

Whatever Works

  In old age we can confront the near end of life with self-ironic superiority or represent quite the opposite: one’s own finitude convulsively at the center of existence last season. The hero of Woody Allen’s newest film Whatever Works is a being composed of two layers – a likable Annie Hall, who commutes between sarcasm, cynicism and fear of death.

The New York retirees Boris (Larry David) is here to a life full of events to look back. Almost he had been nominated for the Nobel Prize in Physics, which has earned

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Spider

Spider

Spider

  A train station in London. Dennis Cleg (Ralph Fiennes), which since childhood, each only calls “Spider”, leaving a train and begins a walk into an uncertain future. After many years in an institution for the criminally insane, he should be resocialized into society. The state has given him into the custody of the resolute Mrs. Wilkinson (Lynn Redgrave), which operates in a shabby neighborhood a pension for people like Spider.

Spider is a wreck. Confused mumbling and he moves very slowly shuffled through the city. He

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Back to Dalarna!

Back to Dalarna!

Back to Dalarna!

  Anyone who lives far away in urban climes of his rural family of origin, will know the mixed feelings when he makes after many years on the road to see his relatives during a tenth anniversary of the father. Such a return of between familiarity and strangeness, emotion and horror and tragedy and comedy staged by the Swedish director Maria Blom in Back to Dalarna! with the wish: “My dream is that people almost as soon as they leave the cinema, to call their loved ones and tell them: I like you !”

bn (Sofia

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