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Filmmaker Douglas Sirk honored at the 75th Locarno Film Festival

This year’s major retrospective at the Locarno International Film Festival is dedicated to the German filmmaker Douglas Sirk, the undisputed master of Hollywood melodrama, who died in Lugano 35 years ago. There are around forty films to discover until August 13th. Did you say melodrama? Those “women’s films” with love stories that are as unbelievable …

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Filmmaker James Gray inspired by his childhood in Armageddon Time

Here are the twenty-one films in competition for the Palme d’Or at the 75th Cannes Film Festival, five of which are directed by women. Future Crimes by David Croenberg The director of “Crash” (1996) is not used to sparing his audience: the 79-year-old Canadian is supposed to prove it again with this film, which deals …

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