Hannah Arendt (PG) 4 stars We're excited to announce that Pawel Pawlikowski's Ida has just won 'Best Film' at the 2013 London Film Festival.
Ida stars newcomer Agata Trzebuchowska opposite Polish star Agata Kulesza in the story of a novice nun coming face to face with her family's past in 1960s Poland.
Indie WIRE said the film is "sublimely made." Variety said it "leaves a haunting impression." In his Sight and Sound review Geoff Andrew notes Fire at Sea "should be compulsory viewing" and describes film- maker Rosi as "the quicksilver master of present tense documentary cinema." The Guardian hails Rosi, who was awarded the Golden Lion at the Venice International Film Festival for his previous documentary Sacro GRA, as "a new significant force in European cinema." To keep up to date on news, release dates and everything Curious like and follow us on Facebook.
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Peaceful until his encounter with Madeleine, as beautiful as she is a pain, a block of tense muscles and catastrophic prophecies. Her 1951 book, The Origins of Totalitarianism, is considered by many to be a masterpiece.
New Yorker editor William Shawn (Nicholas Woodeson) proposes that Arendt cover the Eichmann trial from Israel, an idea encouraged by her friend Mary Mc Carthy (Janet Mc Teer), the author of The Group, and strongly discouraged by her Israeli friend Hans Jonas (Ulrich Noethen).
Sukowa's fine, intelligent performance as the chain-smoking protagonist provides a solid centre against which the pros and cons ebb and flow.
Von Trotta's latest biopic is a film of controversial ideas, and such things are rare enough in cinema these days for this German production to be warmly welcomed.Amy returns home to a house she doesn't know to adopted parents she doesn't care for in a country town where there's nothing to do following a stint in a juvenile corrections centre.She's done something terrible and she's capable of much worse.And with time, Sentaro and Tokue will open their hearts to reveal old wounds.Kirin Kiki is an award winning actress best known in her home country for films such as The Audi Festival of German Films opens on May 13th and will play 8 cities across Australia.It is urgent, imaginative and necessary filmmaking." Through Samuele, the film's principal character, an 11 year old boy whose life in his fishing village changes with contact and increasing exposure to a wider world from which the scope of the crisis is gradually revealed.