06 April, 2007

Opening Weekend

Blades of Glory


Comedy. In 2002, two rival Olympic ice skaters were stripped of their gold medals and permanently banned from men's single competition. Presently, however, they've found a loophole that will allow them to qualify as a pairs team.

With Will Ferrell, Jon Heder, Will Arnett, Amy Poehler,Jenna Fischer,William Fichtner, Craig T. Nelson

Writers: Jeff Cox & Craig Cox, John Altschuler, Dave Krinsky
Director: Josh Gordon, Will Speck

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Caiman (Il Caimano)


Comedy-drama. Film makers attempt to produce a film about the Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi.

With Silvio Orlando, Margherita Buy, Jasmine Trinca, Michele Placido, Giuliano Montaldo

Writer: Francesco Piccolo & Federica Pontremoli
Director: Nanni Moretti

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Close to Home (Karov La Bayit)


Drama. Two women, undertaking compulsory military service, patrol Jerusalem.

With Neama Shendar, Smadar Sayar, Lana Ettinger, Danny Geva, Sharon Raginiano

Writers: Vardit Bilu, Dalia Hagar
Directors: Vardit Bilu, Dalia Hagar

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Lights in the Dusk (Laitakaupungin valot)


Drama. In Helsinki, a lonely night watchman is caught up in a series of misadventures with a femme fatale and a crooked businessman.

With Janne Hyytiäinen, Maria Heiskanen, Maria Järvenhelmi, Ilkka Koivula

Writer: Aki Kaurismäki
Director: Aki Kaurismäki

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The Messengers


Supernatural horror. An ominous darkness invades a seemingly serene sunflower farm in North Dakota, and the Solomon family is torn apart by suspicion, mayhem and murder.

With Kristen Stewart, Dylan McDermott, Penelope Ann Miller, John Corbett

Writer: Mark Wheaton
Directors: Oxide Pang Chun, Danny Pang

Mark Wheaton interview 1
Mark Wheaton interview 2
Mark Wheaton interview 3

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Provoked


True life drama. A woman murders her husband after years of abuse.

With Aishwarya Rai, Miranda Richardson, Naveen Andrews, Ray Panthaki, Nandita Das, Robbie Coltrane

Writers: Carl Austin, Rahila Gupta
Director: Jag Mundhra

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Sunshine



Sci-fi thriller. Astronauts try to re-ignite the dying sun.

With Rose Byrne, Cliff Curtis, Chris Evans, Troy Garity, Cillian Murphy, Hiroyuki Sanada, Mark Strong, Benedict Wong, Michelle Yeoh

Writer: Alex Garland
Director: Danny Boyle

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