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Ever wondered what it was like back in 1959 Sydney? In the midst of European migration and the rise of women libration? Look no further than the movie adaptation of Madeleine St John’s novel The Women in Black, originally published in 1993.
Julieta marks AlmodÃ³varâ€™s return to drama since the release of his movie Volver in 2006. Julieta is based on three short stories from Alice Munroâ€™s 2004 collection titled Runaways. The stories â€œChanceâ€, â€œSoonâ€ and â€œSilenceâ€ all encapsulate the mother-daughter dynamic and the pain of lost love. AlmodÃ³var has compressed these themes in this brilliant new drama.
Oh love, the one thing that can either elevate us or destroy us. The one thing that can unite us or separate us. As well as the one thing that can make us extremely envious or simply repulsed. It is universal, timeless and without boundaries or limitations.
â€˜Nothing in Returnâ€™ is a coming-of-age story that sees a young teenager, suffering as a product of his poor environment, try and break out and achieve something when the world continually knocks him down. Â
The 27th Alliance FranÃ§aise French Film Festival opened in Brisbane with the enchanting, enigmatic and endearing film Rosalie Blum. Based on the award-winning series of graphic novels by Camille Juordy, Julien Rappeneauâ€™s directorial debut was a witty story that made stalking comedic and acceptable, in a way that only the founding nation of cinema ever could.
â€œâ€˜Jeutengâ€™ is a number game in the Philippines. Though illegal, it is popular especially among the poor. Millions of people depend on jueteng for their livelihood. It is so lucrative that the big jueteng operators are said to wield undue influence over politicians, the military, the police, and even the church.â€
‘Looking for Grace’ is the latest screen project by Sue Brooks, the acclaimed director of ‘Road to Nhill’ (1997) and ‘Japanese Story’ (2003). Screened at the Venice, Chicago and Toronto International Film Festivals and with a crew of female filmmakers in tow, the film took audiences on a journey to Western Australia to solve a puzzle with some interesting pieces.