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LOCARNO: ‘Parque Via’, Ilaria Occhini, Tayanc Ayaydin win

By Ray Bennett LOCARNO, Switzerland – Festival juries like to spread their gongs around so it’s no surprise that Italian star Ilaria Occhini won the best actress award representing “Black Sea”, which otherwise might have won as best picture. That … Continue reading

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LOCARNO FILM REVIEW: Federico Bondi’s ‘Black Sea’

By Ray Bennett LOCARNO, Switzerland – A clash of cultures and generations gives way to understanding and friendship in Federico Bondi’s touching “Black Sea” (Mar Nero) in which a grouchy Italian widow slowly bonds with her young Romanian caregiver. Acclaimed … Continue reading

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