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A Hijacking Film Review
Mikkel, a husband and father, is a cook on the ship MV Rozen when it is hijacked by Somali pirates. Peter Ludvigsen, the company CEO, must decide how much to pay for the ship and its crew. "A Hijacking" is a tense psychological drama written and directed by Tobias Lindholm.
Balcony on the Sea Film Review
Before making "The Artist", Jean Dujardin starred in Nicole Garcia's evocative film "Balcony on the Sea." Using France's colonial history in Algeria as a backdrop, this film is an unusual love story with political overtones.
Leviathan Film Review
The story of Kolya, a man who is fighting the town mayor's attempt to confiscate his land and property,is a tragedy and a story with a social conscience. "Leviathan" was a 2015 Academy Award nominee in the best foreign language film category.
Love Crime Review
British actress Kristin Scott Thomas takes a bite out of a juicy role in the French drama, Love Crime. Veteran director Alain Corneau‘s taut thriller centers on vicious office politics with Thomas' portrayal of Christine, a cunning executive out to use, ruin and maybe kill her assistant.
Shun Li and the Poet Film Review Drama Movies Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Drama Movies Site Map
"Shun Li and the Poet" is a beautiful film set in an Italian fishing village. Shun Li, a Chinese immigrant, develops a friendship with a widowed fisherman that has dangerous consequences for them both.
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