Foreign film watch: ‘Correction,’ ‘Ploning’

Posted by · 3:24 pm · September 29th, 2008

Two days to go until the deadline for Best Foreign Language Film submissions, and the latest nation to enter the fray is Greece. Seeking their first nomination since 1977 — that’s right, no Theo Angelopoulos film ever made the cut — the Greeks have selected Thanos Anastopoulos’ “Correction,” a racially charged drama about the country’s […]

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‘O’ Horten’ among further Foreign Film entries

Posted by · 5:45 am · September 23rd, 2008

Leading a quick roundup of some recent entries in the Best Foreign Language Film race, Norway has unsuprisingly selected Bent Hamer’s absurdist comedy “O’ Horten” as their pony. The film garnered a number of followers at Cannes and Telluride, with Variety declaring it a “warm and gently humorous divertissement.” I was a big fan of […]

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