Month: June 2019

Crossing the Border [2018]: FEFF review – Grandfather, grandson and the holly history

Originally published on: https://www.easternkicks.com/reviews/crossing-the-border Ambitious director/producer/editor/scriptwriter Meng Huo appeared out of nowhere in the last quarter of 2018 with the release of his impressive first feature-length film Crossing the Border. The film has won several awards, the most prominent of which were the audience award at last year’s Beijing International Film Festival (BIFF) and best […]

Birthday [2019]: FEFF review – Pain, sorrow and rememberance

Originally published on: https://asianmoviepulse.com/2019/06/film-review-birthday-2019-by-jong-un-lee/ With her feature debut “Birthday”, young director Lee Jong-un, supported by Chang-dong Lee as her executive producer and Jeon Do-yeon and Sul Kyung-gu in lead roles, brings an emotional story of the Sewol ferry tragedy. On the morning of April 16, 2014, on a route from Incheon to Jeju in South Korea, the […]

Matthias & Maxime: Prijateljstvo, samootkrivanje i ulazak u tridesete X. Dolana

Izvorno objavljeno na: ziher.hr Datum objave: 12.06.2019. Kada se prije deset godina, pojavio sa svojim prvijencem I Killed My Mother, Xavier Dolan momentalno je bio proglašen kanadskim filmskim wunderkindom te je već te godine osvojio tri nagrade na festivalu (Directors’ Fortnight, C.I.C.A.E. Award te Regards Jeunes). Od sedam njegovih dosadašnjih radova u karijeri, četiri je imalo premijeru u Cannesu, […]

Pain and Glory: Vječna ovisnost o ljubavi i umjetnosti P. Almodovara

Izvorno objavljeno na: ziher.hr Datum objave: 17.06.2019. Sredovječna muška figura, tamnije puti, blago sijede brade i guste kratke kovrčave kose, pokušava suspregnuti misli i osjećaje zaglušujućim zvucima vodenog pritiska u ušima te galonima vode na koži, bazena u koji je zaronio. Uvodni kadar Pain and Glory daleko je dinamičniji, misteriozniji i jednostavniji od bilo čega što smo do sada vidjeli u […]