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Lucien Castaing-Taylor

Before We Vanish by Lawrence Garcia Film

Caniba | Véréna Paravel & Lucien Castaing-Taylor

With Caniba, the Harvard Sensory Ethnography Laboratory duo Véréna Paravel and Lucien Castaing-Taylor turn their typically assured lens on Issei Sagawa, a Japanese man who was deported from Paris in 1981 for murdering and cannibalizing a Dutch student. In what amounts to a catalogue of horrific deviancy, Caniba documents, in explicit…

October 19, 2018
by InRO Staff Festival Coverage Film

Venice International Film Festival 2017

We have a lot planned for the fall film festival season—including multiple dispatches from the Toronto International Film Festival and the New York Film Festival. But first, a modest precursor spotlighting five noteworthy titles that screened during the season’s initial Big Film Fest. Our sampling of the 2017 Venice International…

September 11, 2017
by InRO Staff Feature Articles Film Year in Review

Top 20 Films of 2013

For a while, it seemed like 2013 had front-loaded its highlights; many films making our Top 20 either played the festival circuit in 2012 before finally getting their official theatrical runs Stateside (Like Someone in Love, Frances Ha, and our top pick) or they premiered…

December 31, 2013
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