Hamer builds his central characters around the minutest details of a man's routine, and he loves characters who have sealed themselves into a life of stolid isolation. Here, 67-year-old train engineer Odd Horten (Baard Owe) is placed by the auteur in an Oslo apartment a few yards from the city streetcar that whips by in blurred frenzy outside his window, a sudden and loud contrast to the undisruptable quiet within.
Continue reading: O' Horten Review
It's based on a project by the Home Research Institute in Sweden to map and analyze the presupposed inefficiency of male bachelors in their kitchens, so that it might be compared to the findings of a previous study on women. The misguided notion behind it is the belief that the results of such an analysis could shape society with reason and logic. To perform this service, teams of observers are dispatched to set up stations in the kitchens of volunteers throughout the country with every intention of proving the theory.
Continue reading: Kitchen Stories Review
Romanian director Radu Mihaileanu is the big winner at this year's (05) Copenhagen International Film Festival, picking up accolades for his latest movie LIVE AND BECOME.
Mihaileanu's tale about an Ethiopian boy adapting to life in an Israeli society was named Best Movie and Best Script at the climax of the Danish festival on Sunday (28AUG05).
Fellow Romanian CRISTI PUIU was honoured with the Grand Jury Special Prize for THE DEATH OF MR LAZARESCU, with his leading man IOAN FISCUTEANU winning Best Actor.
Continue reading: Mihaileanu Triumphs At Copenhagen Film Festival
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