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Volver : women’s lives and deaths

The U3A screening at the Lexi in March was Almodovar’s Volver. The audience, as usual composed of a majority of women, greatly appreciated the film.   This was expressed by lively contributions by many of them. There were general comments: idealisation … Continue reading

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ALEXANDRA 2007

  February 7th. 2010 Since my MA dissertation on Le Chat (le chat.pdf) I have been fascinated by the various factors that affect the reception of a film. I mentioned in November how the description of Since Otar Left in the … Continue reading

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Mid August Lunch

December 14th, 2009 Mid August Lunch is out on DVD and I am nervous writing about it. The film has been highly praised by reviewers and has obtained a few awards, in particular the Satyajit Ray Award at the London … Continue reading

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