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New York Film Festival 2019 | Dispatch 2: Pain and Glory, Synonyms, Zombi Child

October 9, 2019

Our second dispatch from the 2019 New York Film Festival is heavy on prestige arthouse fare from early-year festivals, and also takes on a timely documentary premiering at NYFF.  Below are our takes on a trio of Cannes holdovers, all courtesy of distinctive auteurs, currently making their way through North American fests — Pedro Almodovar’s Pain and Glory, Marco Bellocchio’s The Traitor, and Bertrand Bonello’s Zombi Child. Also here is our look at Berlinale favorite Synonyms,  rising Uruguayan director Federico Veiroj’s The Moneychanger (fresh off…

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The Kindergarten Teacher | Nadav Lapid

You’d be forgiven if you didn’t know that the recent Maggie Gyllenhaal vehicle The Kindergarten Teacher was a remake of a 2015 Israeli movie. Although the original breezed through film festivals and a limited release without much fanfare, Nadav Lapid’s unorthodox character study is…

October 17, 2018
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