Don’t wait for the remake

Posted by · 5:42 pm · February 4th, 2010

Enterprising young distributor Oscilloscope was obviously hoping for an Oscar nomination when they scheduled a February release for Denmark’s terrific entry, the wickedly off-kilter thriller “Terribly Happy.” It would have been sly timing, if only the Academy’s foreign-language branch hadn’t killed its hopes at the shortlist stage. No matter. Oscar nod or not, it remains […]

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INTERVIEW: ‘Terribly Happy’ director Henrik Ruben Genz

Posted by · 4:10 pm · December 11th, 2009

Two striking films in this year’s Best Foreign Language Film Oscar race probe the theme of moral drift, both individual and communal, bred in a rural European community – the very opposite of what Hillary Clinton meant by “It takes a village.” One of them, Michael Haneke’s “The White Ribbon,” you’ve probably heard of. The […]

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