FILM SPOTTING: July 2010 in Polish cinemas

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Eyes Wide Open (Israel/Germany/France, 2009)
Release Date (Poland): 2nd July 2010
Release Date (worldwide): 20th May 2009
Runtime: 91′
Director: Haim Tabakman
Production House: Arte, Das Kleine Fernsehspiel (ZDF), Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, Israel Film Fund, Keshet Broadcasting, Pimpa Film Productions, Riva Filmproduktion, Totally
Plot: (from imdb)
A married, Orthodox Jewish father of four falls in love with a twenty two year [...]

Green Zone or why going to see films because of editors is apparently a good idea

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Green Zone (France/USA/Spain/UK, 2010)
Seen: Saturday, 5th June 2010 (cinema)
Runtime: 115′
Director: Paul Greengrass
Cast: Yigal Naor, Matt Damon, Amy Ryan, Greg Kinnear, Brendan Gleeson, Khalid Abdalla, Jason Isaacs
Production House: Universal Pictures, Studio Canal, Relativity Media, Working Title Films, Antena 3 Films
Video
See a clip from the film here.
Rating: +1 (Loved It)
Themes: Conspiracy, Army, CIA, War on Terror, [...]

I Love You Phillip Morris - the unlikely coupling of Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor

Lately, my film reviews seem to be getting much too rambling… It’s time for change :)
I’m trying a slightly different review format this time. Most things should be self-explanatory. The one thing that might be a bit confusing is the “driving force” concept. My theory is that films can be driven by:

Action/Plot
By this I understand [...]

FILM DIARY: Planete Doc Review 2010

Reviewing every single film I watch is a bit impractical time-wise (and this has been on my mind for a long time now despite appearances ;-P). The reason I keep doing it is that I like having a record of what I watched and how I felt about it.
I’ve finally decided that while I want [...]

FILM SPOTTING: June 2010 in Polish cinemas

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Green Zone (France/USA/Spain/UK, 2010)
Release Date (Poland): 4th June 2010
Release Date (worldwide): 26th February 2010
Runtime: 115′
Director: Paul Greengrass
Cast: Matt Damon
Production House: Universal Pictures, Studio Canal, Relativity Media, Working Title Films, Antena 3 Films
Plot: (from imdb)
Discovering covert and faulty intelligence causes a U.S. Army officer to go rogue as he hunts for Weapons of Mass Destruction [...]

Lebanon - the dynamics of an army unit stuck in a tank

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Lebanon (Germany/Israel/France, 2009)
Seen: Wednesday, 21st April 2010 (cinema)
Runtime: 93′
Director: Samuel Maoz
Production House: Ariel Films, Arsam International, Arte France, Israeli Film Fund, Metro Communications, Paralite
Plot: (from imdb)
June, 1982 - The First Lebanon War. A lone tank and a paratroopers platoon are dispatched to search a hostile town - a simple mission that turns into a [...]

Dakan - one of 17 feature films from Guinea listed on imdb

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Dakan (Guinea/France, 1997)
Seen: Thursday, 8th April 2010 (cinema, LGBT retrospective)
Runtime: 87′
Director: Mohamed Camara
Production House: Film Du 20ème Créations Cinématographiques
Plot: (from imdb)
Two young high school boys, Manga and Sory, are gay and in love in Guinea. This is their story.
Scene From the Film

Rating: -1 (Disliked It)
Impressions In Short
Interesting because of its novelty and how it [...]

Presque Rien - a very French art house movie

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Presque rien (France/Belgium, 2000)
Seen: Thursday, 18th March 2010 (cinema, LGBT retrospective)
Runtime: 100′
Director: Sébastien Lifshitz
Cast: Jérémie Elkaïm, Stéphane Rideau
Production House: Lancelot Films, Man's Films, Radio Télévision Belge Francophone (RTBF), arte France Cinéma
Plot: (from imdb)
Mathieu, 18, spends the summer at his mother’s summer house, in Brittany. On the beach, he meets Cédric, a boy his age. [...]

FILM SPOTTING: May 2010 in Polish cinemas

A lot of interesting films coming in this month :) And there’s the Planete Doc Review festival (7th-16th May) on top of that!
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Bad Boys Cela 425 (Poland/France, 2009)
Release Date (Poland): 7th May 2010
Release Date (worldwide): 22nd May 2009
Runtime: 120′
Director: Janusz Mrozowski
Production House: Filmogène
Plot: (from imdb)
Seven repeat offenders are serving sentences of 9, 12, 18 [...]

Ghost Writer - Roman Polański, Ewan McGregor, anti-US rhetoric and a lot of sarcasm

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The Ghost Writer (France/Germany/UK, 2010)
Seen: Monday, 1st March 2010 (cinema)
Runtime: 128′
Director: Roman Polański
Cast: Ewan McGregor, Kim Cattrall, Pierce Brosnan, Olivia Williams, Tom Wilkinson
Production House: RP Films, France 2 Cinéma, Elfte Babelsberg Film, Runteam, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg
Plot: (from imdb)
A ghostwriter hired to complete the memoirs of a former British prime minister uncovers secrets that put his [...]