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The Danish Girl

The Danish Girl lacks an immediacy and vibrancy, as well as a genuine sense of emotional connection.

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Ballad of Narayama

"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…


Monsieur Hire

Patrice Leconte's "Monsieur Hire" is a tragedy about loneliness and erotomania, told about two solitary people who have nothing else in common. It involves a…

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Freddie Mercury: The Untold Story


This film, which played at Ebertfest, is by Rudi Dolezal from Vienna, one of Europe's leading directors of music videos. He met Freddie Mercury in that way and gained his agreement to make the film. Freddy's mother also agreed to participate. It is the first film involving Mercury's childhood in India and his identity as a Parsi, of Persian roots. To view this, you will need Veoh Web Player Watch Freddie Mercury - The Untold Story in Entertainment  |  View More Free Videos Online at Rudi, Chaz and me at his home in Viennarudi3PhotofromVienna2004.jpg

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