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A Letter to Momo

Even scenes that work, such as a climax on a rain-soaked bridge, feel like they could have been trimmed by a few hand-drawn frames. Maybe…

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Cannibal

Visually striking and confident but frustratingly hollow in terms of character and narrative.

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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…

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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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Ebertfest launches a short film about last year's festival

Ebertfest has released a 10-minute film about last year's festival. It's just beautiful, and if you're like us, you're going to shed some tears. And even as this film looks back, the people behind the festival are looking ahead, putting the finishing touches on this year's festival. Passes for this year's festival, Apr 23-27 in Champaign, IL, are now on sale at ebertfest.com

15th Annual Roger Ebert's Film Festival from Ebertfest on Vimeo.

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