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All Around the World: The Best International/Indie Films of 2007
9 Jan 2008 // 4:00 PM
Beginning and ending with the superlative filmmaking of Jia Zhang-ke, traversing the nooks and crannies of the globe, PopMatters presents the 20 best international and indie films of 2007.
Cannes 2015: Women Resist Their Masters in 'Sicario' and 'The Assassin'
22 May 2015 // 6:38 AM
Both Sicario and The Assassin tell the stories of women embroiled in conflict: in the former, the drug war; in the latter, the courts of ninth-century China.
The Flight of the Red Balloon (Le Voyage du ballon rouge)
6 May 2008 // 10:52 PM
In Hou Hsiao-hsien's first French film, interactions are mirrored and refracted, images of images, reflections of longing.
Juliette Binoche had to provide her own dialogue in 'Flight of the Red Balloon'
14 May 2008 // 11:43 PM
TORONTO - Juliette Binoche, introducing "Flight of the Red Balloon" to audiences at the Toronto International Film Festival in September, described the project as a