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Read Instead…in Print

All that remained were her memories, especially from her childhood summers, every one of them spent with her father on the island of Fårö. And those didn’t come easily, didn’t come back flowingly. “For me it was like this: I remembered nothing, but then I came across a photograph of Georgia O’Keeffe that reminded me of my father. I began to remember.” Read More

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Le choix des armes: Yves Montand and the Look of the Gentleman Gangster

In Le choix des armes, Yves Montand is part of a gentlemen’s world of mobsters and criminals, living and dying by a certain code of honour, never betraying their own, and dressing the part. Read More

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Read Instead…in Print

A photo of a good book about cinema 01. Peter Weir: Interviews. Read More

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September Newsletter: On Memories of A Good Year and the Film of the Fall

  Photos: Classiq Journal     I first watched A Good Year when it first came out, 15 years ago. Then I forgot everything about it. And then one day this summer I found the dvd in our family country … Read More

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This Summer We’re Channelling: Sigourney Weaver in The Year of Living Dangerously

Mel Gibson and Sigourney Weaver in The Year of Living Dangerously, 1982. Wayang Productions/MGM   There are few things I appreciate about a film more than its sense of place. That’s what Peter Weir achieved in The Year of Living … Read More

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