FILM SPOTTING: January 2011 in Polish cinemas

As usual, the beginning of the year (aka exam time) is full of interesting releases ;-P My main list would probably be unmanageably long if not that I’m a bit more picky these days. And my maybe list could have included even more releases if I hadn’t limited myself - really ;)
J’ai tué [...]

The church corrupts (El crimen del padre Amaro review)

El crimen del padre Amaro (Mexico/Spain/Argentina/France, 2002)
Seen: Friday, 15th May 2009 (DVD, repeat viewing)
Runtime: 114′
Director: Carlos Carrera
Cast: Gael García Bernal, Ana Claudia Talancón, Sancho Gracia, Angélica Aragón, Luisa Huertas, Ernesto Gómez Cruz, Gastón Melo, Damián Alcázar, Andrés Montiel
Production House: Alameda Films, Artcam International, Blu Films, Cinecolor, Foprocine, Gobierno del Estado de Veracruz, Ibermedia European [...]

How Gael Garcia Bernal got his first part…

Thursday, 23 April 2009, 19:50 | Category : Crumbs, Other film industries
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Just came across this. It’s much shorter than the other clip (actually this one is just audio) and pretty hilarious.

Gael Garcia Bernal interview

Thursday, 23 April 2009, 19:18 | Category : Crumbs, Other film industries
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It’s a pretty long interview in which he talks through the major films in his filmography. It’s quite sweet :) He’s very soft-spoken.

What happens when you combine a road movie and a coming of age film? (Y tu mamá también reviewed)

Y tu mamá también (Mexico, 2001)
Seen: Monday, 13th April 2009 (VHS, repeat viewing)
Runtime: 105′
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
Cast: Ana López Mercado, Diego Luna, Gael García Bernal
Production House: Anhelo Producciones, Besame Mucho Pictures
Plot: (from imdb)
In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, [...]