Karlovy Vary 2012
Our Karlovy Vary Newsletter Series comes to an end with this issue (though an e-â€?book is coming...). We complete our survey of Eastern European cinema with a review of People Out There, a story of ordinary misery and hopelessness from Latvia and an interview with the GLUHFWRURIDVXEWO\LPSUHVVLYHĂ€OPDear Betrayed Friends. And an end seems to have come to western civilization too, at OHDVW MXGJLQJ IURP (NWRUDV /\JL]RVČŤV Boy (DWLQJWKH%LUGČŹV)RRG...
People Out There
Image by Josef Rabara
Interview: Dear Betrayed Friends
review by Mirona Nicola (Romania)
Luckily for both the director and the audience at KVIFF, â€œDear betrayed friendsâ€? made it back to the East of the West competition. Hungarian director SĂĄra Cserhalmi talks about her powerful feature directorial debut. MORE
Boy Eating the Birdâ€™s Food
review by Sebastiano Pucciarelli (Italy)
review by Giovanni Vimercati (Itlay)
Latvian suburban drama People Out There can be taken as a good specimen to measure the state of health of Eastern European cinema, and is in accordance with this KV festivalâ€™s section GHYRWHG WR Ă€UVW DQG VHFRQG IHDWXUH Ă€OPV IURP the former socialist block. MORE
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Published on Jul 6, 2012
Newsletter covering Karlovy Vary Film festival 2012, focus on the "East of the West" Competition. By Nisi Masa, European Network of Young Ci...