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DEPARTURES (2008)

SEE ALSO UNDER ‘RESOURCES’ FOR FILM GROUP COMMENTS It always surprises me how a film is dismissed  when people rely on their favourite reviewer’s opinions based on one viewing. Departures won the 2009 Oscar for best foreign film. Few of … Continue reading

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AMOUR – QUESTIONS

ALSO SEE UNDER FILM GROUP PAGE THE RESPONSES OF THE FILM GROUP Two people have said to me: your blog is about the representation of old  women and yet you do not address this in the one about Amour. This is true. … Continue reading

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DEPARTURES (2008) and Death, Dying and Disposal Conference

I did not think I would blog before January but at the end of the year a coincidence compels me to put down in writing  some interesting observations. Yesterday as a respite from Xmas preparations we settled down to view … Continue reading

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