Archives: Movies

BLOOD WEDDING

Carlos Saura Espanja/Spain, Ranska/France 1981

Within Carlos Saura’s productions, Blood Wedding (Bodas de Sangre, 1981) starts what is known as the Flamenco-trilogy (followed by Carmen... View Article

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BLUE SHADOW

Valentin Vaala Suomi/Finland 1933

Directed, set, edited and together with Tauno Tattari, written by Valentin Vaala, the sound film Sininen varjo (“Blue shadow”, 1933) is based... View Article

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CARMEN

Carlos Saura Espanja/Spain 1983

ANTONIO, a charismatic choreographer (the legendary Antonio Gades), is looking for the Carmen of his dreams from among a group... View Article

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CASTING

Nicolas Wackerbarth Germany 2017

The film that opened this year’s esteemed Forum section of the Berlin International Film Festival is a delightfully intelligent comedy... View Article

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CERTAIN WOMEN

Kelly Reichardt U.S.A. 2016

The predominant female director of the American independent filmmaking Kelly Reichardt has by chance become our festival’s darling; this year... View Article

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CHAVELA

Catherine Gund, Daresha Kyi U.S.A., Mexico, Spain 2017

“The rough voice of tenderness” is how Pedro Almodóvar defined the legendary Mexican singer Chavela Vargas. Her songs made the... View Article

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COLUMBUS

Kogonada U.S.A. 2017

The debut feature film of American-Korean director kogonada offers a rare treat for Finnish audiences: it takes place in surroundings... View Article

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