Tag Archives: arthouse

208. Let the Right One In (2008)

Twelve year-old Oskar is a lonely, bullied little boy, until he meets Eli, a mysterious and eccentric girl, who moves in next door. A spate of bloody murders in the town seem to coincide with her arrival with her guardian, … Continue reading

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205. Confessions (2010)

In a Japanese school, a young teacher tells the class she is leaving. They don’t listen, until she raises her voice and announces that she’s going because she has reason to believe that two members of the class murdered her … Continue reading

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198. Eyes Wide Open (2009)

Aaron is married with four children, as well as being a devoutly Orthodox Jewish butcher and cantor in Jerusalem. One rainy day, a young yeshiva student, Ezri, walks into his shop asking for work. Aaron refuses, but later discovers the … Continue reading

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193. The Draughtman’s Contract (1982)

An artist is invited by Mrs Herbert to make twelve drawings of her estate in exchange for sexual favours in the absence of her husband. The artist, Mr Neville, believes he is being very clever by weaving visual clues to … Continue reading

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189. A Town Called Panic (2009)

Three toys live in the same house – intelligent Horse, and the not-so bright pair of Indian and Cowboy. With Horse’s birthday coming up soon, the inept pair decide to build him a barbecue in the back garden. First though, … Continue reading

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184. The Skin I Live In (2011)

I am always partial to a Pedro Almodóvar film, even if one of my friends refers to them as no better than ‘melodramatic claptrap’. I am beginning to wonder what he’d make of this, possibly the maddest of all Almodóvar’s movies… Like a … Continue reading

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182. Sarah’s Key (2011)

When Parisian-based journalist Julia researches for a project on the infamous Vel D’Hiv round-up of French Jews in 1942, she inadvertently discovers her own link to this period of history. The apartment that her and husband are intending to move to, was in fact obtained … Continue reading

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