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  • Hiroshima Mon Amour
  • 2046
  • Fanny and Alexander
  • The World of Apu

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  • The Card Counter

    ★★★

  • What Do We See When We Look at the Sky?

    ★★★★

  • The White Fortress

    ★★★

  • Spaghetti Code Love

    ★★

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  • 100 Minutes

    100 Minutes

    ★★★½

    I wanted to add a review about this excellent drama because the only other existing "review" here at this time is written by someone who didn't even watch half of the film and still rated it a single star. This is a wonderfully acted and beautifully shot war film based on a literary masterpiece. It is a classical piece of filmmaking and may be too old-fashioned for some reviewers on Twitter or Letterboxd, but this does not make the film…

  • Mechanic: Resurrection

    Mechanic: Resurrection

    ★★★

    Picturesque locations, famous people, exaggerated heroics. My kind of guilty pleasure. It delivers what it promises.

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  • Closeness

    Closeness

    ★★★★★

    An astonishing film of rich textures, raw yet beautiful images, colors. It is set among the members of a tribe in Russia in 1998. It is a thoughtful exploration of religious frictions, meaningless violence, and being a woman in such a society. Kidnapping is a daily occurrence, devastation and poverty are everywhere, women are always silent. The film has an unforgettable heroine, who is asked to marry a guy so that her family can get the ransom money for her…

  • April's Daughter

    April's Daughter

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    A woman steals the baby of her own teenage daughter and starts an affair with her daughter's boyfriend as well. Yet she isn't a monster; the daughter is truly incapable of taking care of the baby, the physical attraction between the mother and the boyfriend, and the boyfriend's willingness are convincingly depicted. The mother feels that her daughter robbed her of her youth, and possibly all this is an act of revenge. This is a complex film of difficult moral…