Posted in “ Cannes Film Festival ” tag: 16 entries

Hopeless to Hopeful

Dec 27, 2016

“I, Daniel Blake” saved me. The trend of movies nowadays is to show harsh reality and brutal violence. A hopeless …

Endless Ripples of War

Aug 11, 2016

As the atomic bombs engulfed Hiroshima on August 6th and Nagasaki on August 9th in a sea of flame, burning …

Roy Chiao as Abbot HUI Yuan

It’s Better to Believe in Ghosts

Apr 21, 2016

 

On a dark and moonless night, a grasshopper caught in the center of a spider’s web fights for its life. …

Fundamental Questions of Existence

Apr 08, 2016

Even if we share the same event, we will each have a different perspective of it. Even with knowing someone, …

Zhang Yi and Zhao Tao in a scene from MOUNTAINS MAY DEPART

Master of Deconstruction

Feb 12, 2016

Since his feature film debut in 1997, director Jia Zhangke has sent a number of brilliant works such as “Unknown …

Her Participation As Reflection

Jan 15, 2016

Upon approaching the 30th year of her professional career, French actress Clotilde Courau has joined French master filmmaker and artist …

The Sailing Vessel of Life

Dec 03, 2015

In his work as a filmmaker Portuguese director Miguel Gomes strives to discover the film, and by this approach he …

Different Way of Being

Mar 19, 2015

Past and future, dream and reality interweave to create an utterly indescribable mysterious cosmos in Argentine filmmaker Lisandro Alonso’s latest …

Speaking Through A Woman’s Body

Jan 20, 2015

In a fictional Canada that has passed a controversial new childcare law allowing parents to abandon their behaviorally disturbed children, …

Transitions Along the Interior Path

Oct 10, 2014

“The Wonders (Le Meraviglie),” Alice Rohrwacher’s follow-up to “Corpo Celeste,” which won the Grand Prix at this year’s Cannes Film …

Death and Rebirth of La Dolce Vita

Nov 14, 2013

‘Momento mori’ – it’s a Latin phrase for “remember that you will die”, a completely different view towards life and …

Harmonizing Bastards

Oct 22, 2013

French filmmaker Claire Denis exhibits the unspoken elements of our world through cinema.  Works like “Beau Travail” showed paranoia of …

In the Shadow of Prosperity

Oct 04, 2013

 

On October 1st, New York City has an atmosphere of early summer while many filmmakers from all over the world …

The Filmmakers’ Portrait Series: Paul Laverty

Apr 12, 2013

Curiosity is one of the prime qualities we have that enables us to accept things we are not familiar with.  …

Redesigning New York City in Art

Mar 21, 2013

Uncountable films take place in New York City. Woody Allen, for example, had been particular about the city and New York …

Sensing the Unseen Parts of Life

Feb 14, 2013

Where is the beginning and the end? Abbas Kiarostami’s new film “Like Someone in Love” drops you right into the …