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4 Months 3 Weeks & 2 Days

review by Douglas Messerli

"A testament to the millions of individuals who suffered and survived the bleak Communist regimes"

Adopting a family

review by Douglas Messerli

Confusing sexual issues in The Kids Are All Right and even more puzzling social relationships in Another Year

Alternative Bonds

review by Douglas Messerli

A more ambiguous (and ageing) 007

Alternative lives

review by Douglas Messerli

Belgian director Van Dormael explores, sometimes comically and other times more tragically, a boy's question: "Why am I me and not somebody else?"

Alternative medicines

review by Douglas Messerli

Dallas Buyers Club combines a slight storyline with two remarkable central performances

The angel meets his devil

review by Douglas Messerli

“if Rath is not exactly an angel, he is, at least, a kind of tormented saint”

Angel of death

review by Douglas Messerli

Richard Linklater's film about Bernie, a murderer and upstanding guy, reveals much about small-town America

Ash to ash

review by Douglas Messerli

A simple and spectacularly beautiful film about Calabrian life whose only professional participant was a dog.

Beginnings and endings

review by Douglas Messerli

The Ghost Writer is visually stunning, excitingly scripted, and heighted by a well-crafted score with near perfect sound.

Blood of an innocent

review by Douglas Messerli

Del Toro negotiates a path between paternalistic and magic realities.