Broken Flowers – Cannes 2005

Broken Flowers - Cannes 2005

Broken Flowers – Cannes 2005

  With Jim Jarmusch, another vaunted auteur filmmakers will present his latest film at Cannes. For the fifth time Jarmusch’s Broken Flowers and his current work for Down by Law (representing 1986), Mystery Train (1989), Dead Man (1995), and Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999) on the Croisette. And while the film also marks the renewed collaboration between the director and actor Bill Murray, was already in Coffee and Cigarettes a short spell.

Bill Murray plays Don, a bachelor, who is known

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A History Of Violence – Cannes 2005

A History Of Violence - Cannes 2005

A History Of Violence – Cannes 2005

  Somehow you have to feel uncomfortable as an American visitor to the Cannes Film Festival, since a last for the inadequacies of their own society are rubbed under their noses. Two posts yesterday to contribute to the “America bashing”, a competitive category that Michael Moore last year with his documentary, and Golden Palm winner Fahrenheit 9 / 11 and also introduced to a head. As one part dissected by Lars von Trier Manderlay, dismantled the American self-conception of democracy and the Canadian

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Ghosts – Berlinale Competition 2005

Ghosts - Berlinale Competition 2005

Ghost – Berlinale Competition 2005

  Always drawn Francoise (Marianne Basler back) to Berlin. She hopes to find her daughter, Marie, was kidnapped here many years ago, when she was three years old. Her husband Pierre (Aurelien Recoing) is complied from Paris to be with her. In fact, his sensitive wife, also requires care, because the constant burden of non-forget-ability makes it a case for psychiatry. But then Françoise met at one of their forays the young Nina (Julia Hummer), which is housed in an assisted living project. Nina has

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Tickets – Berlinale Competition 2005 – Out of Competition

Tickets - Berlinale Competition 2005 - Out of Competition

Tickets – Berlinale Competition 2005 – Out of Competition

  Three heroes of the art-house film here have done together to make a episode film about Europe – Ermanno Olmi (The Medici warrior), Abbas Kiarostami (Taste of Cherry) and Ken Loach (Ae Fond Kiss). Especially Olmi, Kiarostami, are known for their serious, thoughtful and sinnbeladenen known works, and so it is no wonder that tickets has become a serious, thoughtful and sinnbeladener film – so serious sinnbeladen and deliberate, that the viewer feels the uncontrollable urge to

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Free Zone – Cannes 2005

Free Zone - Cannes 2005

Free Zone – Cannes 2005

  Amos Gitai is one of the figureheads of the new Israeli cinema, but his new movie Free Zone, which ran yesterday in competition at Cannes, has done little to strengthen and sustain that reputation. Long to make other young Israeli directors notable films with innovative style, wit, audacity and a very sharp political mind, all ingredients that tells you missed in Freezone painful.

Free Zone, the story of the young American’s Rebecca ( Natalie Portman), who has come to Jerusalem because of her fiance.

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Bashing – Cannes 2005

Bashing - Cannes 2005

Bashing – Cannes 2005

  Yesterday’s Competition at Cannes was dominated by Woody Allen’s new film Match Point, the only reason is not one of the hottest favorites for the Palme d’Or because he is running out of competition. A little of this gloss, the film threatens to overlap of competition.

“Bashing” is a slang term for the public abuse and marginalization of certain groups or individuals, and in fact is also in Masahiro Kobayashi’s competition entry for the systematic finish of a person. In this case it is the girl Yuko

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Anklaget – Indicted – Berlinale Competition 2005

Anklaget - Indicted - Berlinale Competition 2005

Anklaget – Indicted – Berlinale Competition 2005

  How does a person who is stigmatized over night and becomes a social misfit? To this question, the film revolves Anklaget (Indicted) by Danish director Jacob Thuesen.

To the outside swimming coach Henrik (Troels Lyby), the secretary Nina (Sofie Gråbøl) and daughter, Stine (Rosenkrands Kirstine Mikkelsen) are a happy nuclear family. If any problems occur, then these are usually caused by the adolescent Stine, who shuts himself increasingly confronted with her family. But one

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Three Times – Cannes 2005

Three Times - Cannes 2005

Three Times – Cannes 2005

  ) Three times, three places and three times a love story with each of the two identical actors (Shu Qi as a woman, Chang Chen as a man: that’s roughly describe the plot of the film “Three Times by Hou Hsiao-Hsien, who yesterday in the competition of Cannes Film Festival View of Cannes was. Three Times was originally been planned as omnibus film, which should result in three parts, each directed by a different filmmaker. But the ambitious project proved to be too complex in realization, so that finally, Hou

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Fateless – Berlinale Competition 2005

Fateless - Berlinale Competition 2005

Fateless – Berlinale Competition 2005

  Was not received in yesterday’s presentation of the competition Hungarian film Fateless-nominated by the book Fateless by Imre Kertész. The film had followed after Heights by Chris Terrio had surprisingly withdrawn with Glen Close to participate in the competition. But the high expectations on the film version of the globally acclaimed novel have not been fulfilled yesterday.

Imre Kertész has survived as a teenager, the Auschwitz-Birkenau and Buchenwald. From the perspective

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Do not Come Knocking – Cannes 2005

Do not Come Knocking - Cannes 2005

Do not Come Knocking – Cannes 2005

  Anticipated with great excitement was the only German competition entry at this year’s Cannes Film Festival – Do not Come Knocking by Wim Wenders. The high expectation was based, inter alia by the fact that Wenders was working on his latest film together again with Sam Shepard, with whom he also Paris, Texas had turned the film, which was the last German film to win a Palme d’Or. In the case of Do not Come Knocking is characterized Shepard is responsible for the screenplay and also took over the

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