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“The visuals are the real magic of the cinema.”
David Lean, British film director
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Martin Scorsese, US film director and patron of World Cinema

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Movie Review: L’Armée des Ombres (Army of Shadows)

Movie Review: L’Armée des Ombres (Army of Shadows)

Ranking: #105/111 Director: Jean-Pierre Melville (France)     Genre: War Drama Melville creates a sombre blue-grey undertone, with blue-toned pastel colours predominating in the movie, to convey a mood of sadness. This is a disciplined, yet...

Movie Review: Nazarin

Movie Review: Nazarin

Ranking: #104/111 Director: Luis Buñuel (Spain/Mexico)       Genre: Spiritual Drama Buñuel’s stark grey palette is the ideal filmic “paint” for this moving portrait of Christian spirituality coming face to face with a brutish social...

Movie Review: Sult (Hunger)

Movie Review: Sult (Hunger)

Ranking: #103/111 Director: Hennig Carlsen (Denmark) Genre: Socio-Psychological Drama Sult (Hunger) is a classic of Scandinavian cinema, a bold and unique film, painted in stark black-and-white tones, about a starving writer. Based on the novel Hunger by Norwegian...

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