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LOCARNO FILM REVIEW: ‘The Human Resources Manager’

By Ray Bennett LOCARNO, Switzerland – Despite its ungainly title, “The Human Resources Manager” is a typically humane and observant drama from Israeli filmmaker Eran Riklis about a personnel officer who goes beyond the call of duty for a deceased … Continue reading

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World of soundtracks is tough, say WSA winners

By Ray Bennett Ghent, Belgium – Veteran Hollywood film composers James Newton Howard and Angelo Badalamenti (pictured) were among those honored at the World Soundtrack Awards, held in association with the Ghent Film Festival in Belgium. But they and fellow … Continue reading

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Marian Alvares wins best actress at Locarno

By Ray Bennett LOCATION, Switzerland – Marian Alvares thoroughly deserved the best actress prize at this year’s Locarno International Film Festival as her performance in Roser Aguilar’s “The Best of Me,” a winning drama about two young people facing life-threatening … Continue reading

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LOCARNO FILM REVIEW: Jacob Berger’s ‘1 journee’

By Ray Bennett LOCARNO, Switzerland – In one sense it’s not a long day that errant husband Serge (played by Bruno Todeschini, pictured) spends in Jacob Berger’s cautionary tale “1 journee,” but in another it could last a lifetime. Having … Continue reading

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