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Toronto 2022 Review: PACIFICTION, Paranoia and Politics Play in Polynesia

“This is my office, and it is always trying to kill me,” pontificates the High Commissioner, a man named De Roller, as he grandstands, slinks, and politics though his duties in Albert Serra’s paranoid, sun dappled enigma. If only our...

Review: MEMOIR OF WAR, a Harrowing Tale of Absence and Shame

Skillfully directed and beautifully acted, Memoir of War retains much of Duras' enigmatic, complex human tendencies during war time. Like her other works, it draws from her experiences and amplifies/embelishes many of her major themes - desires, suffering, shame, survivor's guilt, memories....

Interview: Emmanuel Finkiel on Adapting Marguerite Duras' Semi-Autobiographical Work in MEMOIR OF WAR

It's a big challenge to adapt a book by one of the literary giants, Margeurite Duras. Known for her enigmatic, erotically charged, fiercely political writings and films, Duras was one of the key figures in the most significant French literary...

Im Pil-Sung Returns with 악의 꽃 (The Flower of Evil)

Im Pil-Sung. O, Im Pil-Sung. Why does this man's every project sound so insanely alluring?I mean, only two films in the can, and look at what he's given us. First he melted metric tons of snow with 남극일기 (Antarctic Journal)'s...