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  • Ako



    Available for free through the NFB website because it is part of an omnibus film that also includes works by Michel Brault, Jean Rouch, and Gian Vittorio Baldi. An unusual but enchanting short about a young Japanese woman whose dull working life is offset by adventures with a group of friends. It is not all carefree, though, as she comes under sexual threat from a friend of a friend when their car breaks down and they go off to find…

  • The Mærsk Opera

    The Mærsk Opera


    Odd but definitely enjoyable. About Henning Larsen's opera house in Copenhagen, bankrolled by the CEO of Maersk Shipping, but by no means a conventional architectural documentary about the building or its construction. Found the opera itself, both libretto and music, weirdly riveting, and the images complementary, if sometimes unexpected and disconnected.

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  • All That Heaven Allows

    All That Heaven Allows


    Watched this film for the millionth time and it remains as perfect as ever.