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Narayama, Dendera, The Lady Vanishes.

I met two women of our  ‘Older Women in Film Group’ who had seen  Ballad of Narayama and Dendera. Both had been horrified by the first film and disappointed by the second. It is in these circumstances that I wish … Continue reading

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Warm Heart and Rusty Body ?

12th April 2011 Oh dear! I promised myself when I started this blog not to mention every instance of ageism I come across in the fear of the ‘grumpy old woman accusation’. It has not been difficult up to now … 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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