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‘I Served the King of England’ opens in the UK

The best film I saw at the 2007 Berlin International Film Festival was called “I Served the King of England” and today it is released finally in the U.K., first at London’s Barbican Centre and then to select cinemas nationally. Smart, … Continue reading

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BERLIN FILM REVIEW: ‘I Served the King of England’

By Ray Bennett BERLIN – Forty years after their “Closely Watched Trains” won the Oscar for best foreign-language film, director Jiri Menzel has adapted another novel by the late Bohumil Hrabal, and history could well repeat itself when Academy members … Continue reading

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