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A Film Rumination: Underground, Emir Kusturica (1995)

9.5/10 (Masterpiece)

Winner Palm d’Or Cannes 1995

Seldom, if ever, have I been so enamored with a movie. Emir Kusturica weaves a poignant, comic, vicious, madcap, sprawling, and physics defying cinematic experience deftly intertwined Continue reading A Film Rumination: Underground, Emir Kusturica (1995)

A Film Rumination: Vertical Features Remake, Peter Greenaway (1978)

9/10 (Masterpiece)

Peter Greenaway’s early short concerns (in faux-documentary style with narration) a gaggle of intellectuals reconstructing a film  based on fragmentary footage and virtually incomprehensible notes Continue reading A Film Rumination: Vertical Features Remake, Peter Greenaway (1978)

A Film Rumination: Europa (released as Zentropa in the US), Lars von Trier, (1991)

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9/10 (Masterpiece)

Notable Awards received: Nominated for the Palm d’Or Cannes, Won Best Artistic Contribution Cannes, Won Jury Prize Cannes, Won Technical Grand Prize

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For some reason despite my obsession with European cinema Continue reading A Film Rumination: Europa (released as Zentropa in the US), Lars von Trier, (1991)