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Film Quarterly. 2020; 7335–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.3.5
Published: 01 March 2020
... of civilization can look like. Its saga of paternal devotion be- comes a stand-in for global horrors just out of reach. Tunisian-Moroccan filmmaker Maryam Touzani s Adam, subject of a gala presentation, told an indelible tale, too not of searching but of finding: specifically, finding a pregnant...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 73241–56 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.2.41
Published: 01 December 2019
... sees he has left behind a precious gift: a tomato and an onion in her hand. Marceline ends her tale in the Les Halles neighborhood, walking through the Pavillon Baltard at dusk, recounting the heartbreak of her return home without him. Chronicle revealed postwar Paris, with its dark buildings and...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 73272–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.2.72
Published: 01 December 2019
..., the social justice fairy tale, Miracolo a Milano ( Miracle in Milan , 1951). The film was presented by De Sica's daughter, Emi De Sica, and was an example of the ongoing project to restore De Sica's archive, which was given to the Cineteca de Bologna in 2016. Marcantonio also notes her unexpected...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 73293–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.2.93
Published: 01 December 2019
... all that a major event that struck halfway through Toronto s annual festival of international film, TIFF, on September 10: Toronto s local hero Margaret Atwood published The Testaments, the much-anticipated sequel to herHandmaid s Tale, announced with global fan- fare. How admirable of her publishers...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 73266–71 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.2.66
Published: 01 December 2019
... acknowledged in the film, however, nor is it ad- dressed by its writer-director. DaCosta sums up the project of Little Woods as an experiment in genre and patriarchy: Westerns are about liberty and freedom, but what does it 66 WINTER 2019 O N P L A T F O R M S Film Quarterly, Vol. 73, Number 2, pp. 66 71...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 73142–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.1.42
Published: 01 September 2019
...Despina Kakoudaki When HBO's Game of Thrones announces that “Winter is Coming,” fans and critics might connect the threat to climate change in the real world. But despite its complexity and emphasis on world building, the show unmoors the action from material conditions, and is thus not a good...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 7315–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.1.5
Published: 01 September 2019
..., directing attention to the ways in which Winter in Westeros gestures toward but does not sig- nify a season after all. Also in this issue: Diana Flores Ruiz interviews film- makers Cristina Ibarra and Alex Rivera on the occasion of the premiere of their important feature,The Infiltrators. It in- terweaves...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 7245–8 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.72.4.5
Published: 01 June 2019
..., back to its readers. Inspiration can arrive unexpectedly. I found myself at the Ford Foundation in late winter, where folks were gathered at a day entitled Storytelling& to think through the ways in which narration enables experience and brings different voi- ces to the fore. There was an inside look...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 72369–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.72.3.69
Published: 01 March 2019
...- ture. 21 José María Caparrós termed Catalan film a cinema nonato (literally, a cinema born by cesarean section) and called for a more precise definition: si tales no expresan la idi- osincrasia o problemática de esta tierra, no son películas catala- nas (if they do not express the idiosyncratic or...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 722115–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.72.2.115
Published: 01 December 2018
... an introductory chapter intriguingly enti- tled Onna monogatari ( Tale of a Woman calling to mind Genji monogatari (The Tale of Genji). They recount how, after her father s death, the young Kinuyo moved with her mother and some of her siblings to Osaka to live with their mother s brother. Tanaka s...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 722114–115 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.72.2.114
Published: 01 December 2018
... she began to embrace both her Jewish identity and her sexuality. With songs like I Don t Want to Get Thin and Nobody Loves a Fat Girl 114 WINTER 2018 she tried to frame beauty as a broader concept (109) and became one of the first women in show business to publicly espouse delight in her...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 722117–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.72.2.117
Published: 01 December 2018
... Sumie s screenplay (136). Chibusa no eien nare does not shy away from the theme of breast cancer, and what Saito notes is the prohibition against looking (miruna no kinshi) in Japanese society, identified by psychoanalyst Kitayama Osamu, drawing on Japanese fairy-tale motifs (143 44). For the film...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 72212–25 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.72.2.12
Published: 01 December 2018
... (HBO, 2016 ) and The Handmaid s Tale (Hulu, 2017 ) have become synony- mous with prestige television and, in their focus on dys- topic worlds of totalized surveillance, point to many of the grimmer elements of surveillant narration less evident in cinema. Similarly, the increasingly bleak...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 72267–70 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.72.2.67
Published: 01 December 2018
... acknowledge why a period film like The Thin Red Line, set on the front lines of a war fought by men, would focus on its male char- acters. But the film, which was not shot during the World War II era of its tale, is embedded in a Hollywood tradition and a set of conscious choices that American male film...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 72285–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.72.2.85
Published: 01 December 2018
..., early-career productions such as Ivan I. Tverdovsky s latest addition to his series on outcasts, the cheerless Podbrosy (Jumpman, 2018), and Slovenian filmmaker Olmo Omerzu s third feature, V echno bude (Winter Flies, 2018), a slightly more lighthearted take on two runaway teenagers. These films, along...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 72292–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.72.2.92
Published: 01 December 2018
.... Even Brian D. Johnson, the former Maclean s critic who is a longtime TIFF observer, described the festival as being at a crossroads. 1 Inventing Trends It s the job of the critic to detect trends even where none exist, so every festival launch is accompanied by the Geiger-counter 92 WINTER 2018...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 72158–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.72.1.58
Published: 01 September 2018
...Amelie Hastie This entry of the “Vulnerable Spectator” column draws upon Jennifer Fox's autobiographical film The Tale (2018), which struggles with the filmmaker's memories of the 1970s, in order to reconsider the 1974 film Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (dir. Martin Scorsese). Situating Alice...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 71416–21 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.71.4.16
Published: 01 June 2018
...Linda Williams In the winter of 2017–18, the Film Society at Lincoln Center held a series, Emotion Pictures: International Melodrama, organized by Dennis Lim, Florence Almozine, and Tyler Wilson. The occasion of this series offered an irresistible opportunity to comment on this most elusive and...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 71471–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.71.4.71
Published: 01 June 2018
... about ready to go see it again with a bunch of pals in a movie theater with popcorn. Debra Granik s Leave No Trace is much less fun but no less compelling. This story of a willfully homeless veteran and his teenage daughter is a strangely dystopian tale that seeks to accept its characters at face value...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 71422–32 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.71.4.22
Published: 01 June 2018
... of clashing characters. KAPLAN: Yes, we worked on the plains of Zagreb in freezing winter. I worked like a dog, got to bed at 4:00 A.M. DUPONT: Was that when you started to grow apart from Gance? KAPLAN: Actually, the separation came later, in Italy, on Cyrano et d Artagnan. DUPONT: How come the...