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Sergey Dvortsevoy’s brilliant ‘Tulpan’ opens in UK

By Ray Bennett I had a very enjoyable dinner at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival two summers ago with Kazakhstan film director Sergey Dvortsevoy to celebrate his marvelous film “Tulpan”, which finally reaches cinemas in the United Kingdom this … Continue reading

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KVIFF AWARDS: ‘Terribly Happy’ night for festival winners

By Ray Bennett KARLOVY  VARY, Czech Republic – “We have a saying in England,” said Christopher Lee, ” Always take a woman by the waist and a bottle by the neck.” Lee spoke as he clutched a Crystal Globe – a trophy in … Continue reading

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CANNES FILM REVIEW: Sergey Dvortsevoy’s ‘Tulpan’

By Ray Bennett CANNES: Polished, funny and utterly charming, Kazakhstan director Sergey Dvortsevoy’s first feature film, “Tulpan,” which won the top prize in the Un Certain Regard sidebar at the Festival de Cannes, tells of a family not only surviving … Continue reading

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