Monthly Archives: April 2007

If Kerouac Were an Illiterate Argentine Sculptor

Tati (Ignacio Benítez), left, with his root sculpture, and Waguinho (Carlos Wagner La Bella) on the road to Buenos Aires. Tribeca Film Festival, NYC, April 25-May 6, 2007The Road to St. Diego (El Camino de San Diego)98 MinutesDirected and Written … Continue reading

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Bookgirl

Archie Knox (Alec Baldwin) and Brett Eisenberg (Sarah Michelle Gellar) engage in some editing foreplay. Tribeca Film Festival, NYC, April 25-May 6, 2007Suburban Girl96 minutesDirected and Written by Marc KleinStarring: Sarah Michelle Gellar and Alec BaldwinFrom U.S.A. By Mary Lyn … Continue reading

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A Goy in the Land of the Jews

Mauro (Michel Joelsas), right, and Hannah (Daniela Piepszky) with the gang from Bom Retiro. Tribeca Film Festival, NYC, April 25-May 6, 2007The Year My Parents Went on Vacation (O Ano em que Meus Pais Saíram de Férias)104 minutesDirected and Written … Continue reading

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Paraíso Perdido

Filmmaker Camila Guzmán Urzúa (center) in the “Golden Age” of post-revolutionary Cuba with her classmates, called Pioneers.Tribeca Film Festival, NYC, April 25-May 6, 2007 The Sugar Curtain (El Telón de Azúcar)80 minutesDirected by Camila Guzmán UrzúaFrom France, Cuba, and Spain … Continue reading

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The Reluctant Vampire

Khalil Shams (Carlos Chahine): doctor, vampire, scuba diver. Tribeca Film Festival, NYC, April 25-May 6, 2007 The Last Man (Atlal)101 minutesDirected and Written by Ghassan SalhabStarring Carlos ChahineFrom Lebanon/France By Robert Rosen As if Beirut, Lebanon, doesn’t have enough problems, … Continue reading

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Freaky (Russian) Movie

Valya (Yuri Chursin), sits in his Moscow bedroom, brooding about what to do with his life. Tribeca Film Festival, NYC, April 25-May 6, 2007 Playing the Victim95 minutesDirected by Kirill SerebtennikovWritten by The Presnakov BrothersAnimation by Roman SokolovStarring: Yuri Chursin, … Continue reading

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