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Nine years ago, Shane Carruth won Sundance’s Grand Jury Prize for , a complex science fiction tale about the ramifications of time travel. Famously filmed on a $7,000 budget, went on to gain a cult following for its incredibly strong and incredibly twisty plot (spoiler: this is as close as you can get to understanding it all ). is only Carruth’s second film, shot on a decidedly larger budget and coming to theaters in April (it debuted this week at Sundance). Think of it as Terrence Malick-meets-Trent Reznor: abstract, brooding, moody, at times graphic.
Edit Storyline Detachment is a chronicle of three weeks in the lives of several high school teachers, administrators and students through the eyes of a substitute teacher named Henry Barthes. Henry roams from school to school, imparting modes of knowledge, but never staying long enough to form any semblance of sentient attachment.
print Finland’s master of bleak comedy opts for fairy-tale optimism in Le Havre Written by Peter von Bagh Chance unites two people as low in the social hierarchy as it gets: French shoeshiner Marcel Marx (André Wilms) and African immigrant boy Idrissa (Blondin Miguel).
Aki Kaurismäki sits in his heavy black coat, grimacing. The miserabilist's miserabilist is looking more miserable than it is possible to imagine. I have been told it is best to interview him first thing in the morning, because he starts to drink after that.
[ update : listen to the 'orchestral version' of extreme ways here , go behind the scenes at sony pictures studios to see moby recording the orchestra on spinner here .] over the last few months i've recorded a new version of extreme ways for the bourne legacy , and now we're going to stream it for you if you'd like to hear it. one of the things that makes this version unique is that we recorded it with a 110 piece orchestra. also we made a 'making of' video that will be online tomorrow via aol /huffington post, and the single itself is being released tomorrow. oh, and the movie, which is amazing, is released in august. moby <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
On the Road is a novel by American writer Jack Kerouac . On the Road is based on the travels of Kerouac and his friends across America. It is considered a defining work of the postwar Beat Generation with its protagonists living life against a backdrop of jazz , poetry , and drug use. The idea for On the Road formed during the late 1940s; it was to be Kerouac's second novel. It underwent several drafts before Kerouac completed it in April 1951.
Ed Alcock for The New York Times The Iranian-French cinematographer Darius Khondji, above, who says he feels more like an Italian. Peter Sorel/New Line Cinema David Fincher’s “Seven,” with Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman. AS the cinematographer for ’s latest film, “ To Rome With Love ,” Darius Khondji arrived on the set in the title city with double vision.
Synopsis Alex (Gael Garcia Bernal) and Nica (Hani Furstenberg) are young, in love and engaged to be married. The summer before their wedding, they are backpacking in the Caucasus Mountains in Georgia. The couple hire a local guide to lead them on a camping trek, and the three set off into a stunning wilderness, a landscape that is both overwhelmingly open and frighteningly closed. Walking for hours, they trade anecdotes, play games to pass the time of moving through space. And then, a ...
Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images David Cronenberg, right, with Robert Pattinson at the premiere of “Cosmopolis” at the Cannes Film Festival. CANNES, France — The Canadian director David Cronenberg has a long and eventful history at the Cannes Film Festival: he has competed for the Palme d’Or three times and was awarded a lifetime achievement prize in 2006. He has also stirred controversy both as a filmmaker (presenting the divisive “Crash” in 1996) and as the president of a jury (in 1999) that was both applauded and attacked for its surprising underdog choices . Back in the Cannes competition this year with “ Cosmopolis ,” about a hot-shot financier’s day of reckoning as he crosses a dreamlike, dystopian Manhattan in his elaborately customized white limousine, Mr.
Francois Mori/Associated Press The director Ulrich Seidl on Friday at a press conference at the Cannes International Film Festival. CANNES, France — The Austrian director Ulrich Seidl makes a habit of blurring boundaries: his work encompasses fiction (“ Dog Days ”) and nonfiction (“ Animal Love ”), and he typically works with nonprofessional actors using documentary-like settings and improvisatory techniques. But there is little middle ground when it comes to the reception of his films. Mr. Seidl tends to be condemned as a misanthrope who goes to unseemly lengths to prove the depths of human misery or hailed as a maestro of discomfort whose taste for confrontation masks a seriousness of purpose and a measure of compassion.
AUSTIN, Tex. —The actor Willem Dafoe is no stranger to nature. When he was a child, he enjoyed fishing trips in Canada.
“We go from an age when we say ‘My life will be that’, to an age when we say ‘That’s life’.” Both in terms of direction and performance, there’s a lot to admire in filmmaker Paolo Sorrentino’s problematic fifth feature This Must Be The Place , the first made outside of his native Italy. He’s a director with brilliant visual sensibilities, his sense of composition and movement within his frame eliciting comparisons to Martin Scorsese, particularly given his strengths with music to underscore his consistently exquisite images.
Τι κάνει κάποιον αξιοσημείωτο; Ποιές ζωές δικαιώνονται; Πότε; Και πώς; Αξιοσημείωτοι άνθρωποι απ’ όλον τον κόσμο –παρόλο που οι ίδιοι δεν ξέρουν ότι είναι αξιοσημείωτοι - γίνονται παραδείγματα και δίνουν οδηγίες επιβίωσης σε όσους πασχίζουν καθημερινά να βρούν (ανακαλύψουν) το πραγματικό νόημα του βίου. Δείτε σήμερα : "Cineastes" Ποιός είναι ο Pierre Rissient; Οι απαντήσεις των Clint Eastwood, Bertrand Tavernier, Quentin Tarantino, Abas Ciarostami περιγράφουν πως ο Rissient έγινε η κινητήριος δύναμη των ανυπεράσπιστων δημιουργών στο διεθνή ανεξάρτητο κινηματογράφο και με ποιους τρόπους ένας σκηνοθέτης μπορεί να ξεπερνάει τα σύνορα και να επαναπροσδιορίζει τις αρχές και τις αξίες του μέσου του.
Η εκπομπή που εδώ και τρεις δεκαετίες καταγράφει τις σημαντικότερες μορφές της πολιτιστικής, κοινωνικής και καλλιτεχνικής ζωής της χώρας. Δείτε σήμερα : "Ο Δράκος του Νίκου Κούνδουρου" Ο «Δράκος» του Νίκου Κούνδουρου θεωρείται από πολλούς ως η κορυφαία ελληνική ταινία και μία από τις εκατό σημαντικότερες του ευρωπαϊκού κινηματογράφου.
Edit Storyline In Connecticut, lonely widowed Professor Walter Vale has a boring life. He teaches only one class at the local college and is trying to learn how to play the piano, despite not having the necessary musical talent. Walter is assigned to attend a conference about Global Policy and Development at New York University, where he is to give a lecture about a paper on which he is co-author. When he arrives at his apartment in New York, he finds Tarek Khalil, a Syrian musician, and Zainab, a Senegalese street vendor, living there.