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  • In Iran, a gabbeh is a colourful woollen carpet woven by the women of sheep-herding nomadic tribes. In this visually gorgeous film, Gabbeh (Djodat) is also a young woman prevented from marrying her horseman suitor by her father, who keeps coming u...
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  • Based on an American novel (Charles Williams' The Long Saturday Night, but set in small-town South of France, the plot introduces Trintignant as the owner of an estate agency and Ardant as his long-suffering secretary. Trintignant is first implica...
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  • Guilt, complicity, bourgeois aspirations and murder: Chabrol's fourth feature clearly illuminates his abiding interests, even as it achieves a dazzling formal complexity in its arrangement of a series of events charting the dreams of a better life...
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  • One can see why this was the first Iranian title to be Oscar-nominated for Best Foreign Film. The story of two children and a pair of lost shoes leans heavily on plaintive looks and big brown eyes. In a Teheran greengrocer's, a blind rag-and-bone ...
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  • Vadim's update of his sensational 1956 debut offers a completely new scenario, but even so a sense of déjà vu prevails. Following a failed escape attempt, prisoner De Mornay is advised by slimy would-be governor Langella to slip out the back door,...
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