Monthly Archives: August 2010

LOCARNO FILM REVIEW: Oleg Novkovic’s ‘White White World’

By Ray Bennett LOCARNO, Switzerland – There are several mournful songs in Serbian director Oleg Novkovic’s “White White World” (Beli Beli Svet) and they seem to emerge from the melancholy Balkan soul of its array of defeated characters struggling to … Continue reading

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LOCARNO FILM REVIEW: Valdis Oskarsdottir’s ‘King’s Road’

By Ray Bennett LOCARNO, Switzerland – Danish filmmaker Valdis Oskarsdottir, who won the 2004 best editing prize at the BAFTA film awards for “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” has created a winning concoction for her second feature, “King’s Road”, … Continue reading

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LOCARNO FILM REVIEW: ‘Deep in the Woods’

By Ray Bennett LOCARNO, Switzerland – French filmmaker Benoit Jacquot’s “Deep in the Woods” (Au fond des bois”), takes a surprisingly benign view of kidnapping and rape in the tale of a bucolic erotic neurotic and her many tumbles in … Continue reading

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