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Francofonia (2015)

Movie review Alexander Sokurov’s documentary Francophonie was presented in competition at the 72nd Venice Festival, where it won two awards. The story centers on the Louvre Museum during the German occupation and nowadays. In a string of historical summaries and staged shots, Sokurov as narrator leads the viewer through the museum corridors, wondering what price …

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Toni Erdmann

Movie review A former music teacher, hilarious and imaginative Winfried decides to cheer up his daughter, a successful business consultant for a prestigious German corporation in Romania, who, in his opinion, has become too serious. To get her attention, he poses alternately as the German Ambassador and the eccentric business trainer Tony Erdmann. With his …

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