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absence | dance film preview

in the meantime, i must tell and tell well my tale of urbanisation, alienation and civilisation.

A girl raised by rabbits. When she reaches the age of eighteen, the rabbits gather and tell her she must go to rejoin her people. And Anna-Lapin sets out bravely for the city. In the distance she can see the great white tower in its center and heads there in the hope of finding new companionship among humankind.

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yagutilov on line

for afficiandoes of short film, my friend and sometimes cameraman richard yagutilov has just put up his own site, yougottalove.com, where you can see some of his short films. particularly interesting are numb and balls out. once you watch numb, public transportation will never be the same. closet iPodphobes mustn’t miss the chance to see their darkest fantasies realised. balls out is a little harder to explain. some guy wants to neuter his poodle. the poodle doesn’t want to be neutered. enough that he starts to talk. or rather starts to rap. after much singing back and forth, master and…

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lost in translation – the end of dialogue

finally saw lost in translation tonight. would have preferred to have been working on my own film, but on the strength of astrid’s recommendation and out of the need for human society of some kind, i ventured out into the (very) chill toronto night over to the revue cinema. i was astonished by what i saw and heard. or more significantly didn’t hear. there is almost no dialogue. i had thought this film was supposed to be about two disparate people hooking up and exchanging things from their different lives. historically, under such circumstances the individuals in question speak to…

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kate hudson | 2b pc or not 2b

fionnuala suggested i see le divorce – not because it is a good movie – but because of the subject matter. english language film set in paris. dropped by rottentomatoes.com to have a look at the synopsis. a priceless quotation from the lovely kate hudson. She was particularly intrigued by the French willingness to say almost anything, no matter how seemingly outrageous or controversial, and to utterly disregard any notions of political correctness. “However they feel, whatever they want to express, they just say it,” she notes. “They’re quite a passionate people.” it turns out in europe one can actually…

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