‘Five Minutes of Heaven’ trailer

Posted by · 4:14 am · July 3rd, 2009

I offered some very brief notes a while back on Oliver Hirschbiegel’s excellent “Five Minutes of Heaven,” which premiered on television here in the UK, but will thankfully get the theatrical release (along with VOD) it deserves Stateside in August. Thank God for IFC. (More thoughts after the cut.)

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IFC nabs Sundance winner ‘Five Minutes of Heaven’

Posted by · 2:36 am · May 8th, 2009

For whatever reason, it completely slipped my mind to mention Oliver Hirschbiegel’s superb “Five Minutes of Heaven” when it premiered on UK television last month. The film, which won directing and writing honours at Sundance in January, is an exemplary return to form for the “Downfall” director, a grim but riveting account of two men […]

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