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  • Fanny and Alexander
  • Paris, Texas
  • They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
  • Harakiri

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  • Ghost Stories

    ★★★

  • Tell Me Who I Am

    ★★★½

  • The King of Staten Island

    ★★★½

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    ★★★★★

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  • Nostos: The Return

    Nostos: The Return

    ★★★★★

    Looking back
    With gratitude
    Looking back
    With longing
    Looking back
    When there is no looking forward
    Or no forward to look to
    A suffering inseperable from the longing to return
    To return to a place long ago buried,
    In memory untouched, evoked in touch, taste, sight, sound
    Cast out, to cross the loneliest ocean
    Receding, receding, receding
    With the winds breath on the nape of your neck
    And the creak of a ship or a raft or a life
    Coming…

  • The Swimmer

    The Swimmer

    ★★★★½

    Noble and Splendid.

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  • Cries and Whispers

    Cries and Whispers

    ★★★★★

    We are often so lost in our own suffering that we scarcely notice the plagues of sorrow which gather outside the periphery of our being, deafened by the infinite whispers of our own neuroses. A film both intimate and distant, shapeless but tightly coiled around so many achingly fantastic performances. Visually it's a feast for the eyes, with vivid colours (namely deep red) which further heighten the scoulding emotional intensity. An intensity which lingers in the hue of each and…

  • Seven Samurai

    Seven Samurai

    ★★★★½

    The high watermark for action epics, this is staggeringly good and so much fun too! Three and a half hours felt like two and a quarter.