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For 12-year-old Simon, the resilient central character in the Swiss drama "Sister," the ski season is a time of particular purpose. His daily gondola-lift rides to a tony mountaintop resort are not about sport but a matter of enterprise, a way of...
Zap2ItCurrently getting strong notices for "Tamara Drewe," Gemma Arterton ( "Quantum of Solace") spends lots of time restrained as the disappeared Alice in writer-director J. Blakeson's melodrama. The character belongs to a rich British family targeted for a...
Brand XDuring the first 10 minutes of “The Disappearance of Alice Creed” — the debut feature of Brit writer-director J Blakeson — exactly two words are spoken. A pair of men, named (we later learn) Vic (Eddie Marsan) and Danny (Martin Comp...
Actress Gemma Arterton stopped by the studio to talk about her role as the title character in the upcoming film The Disappearance of Alice Creed. Fans will remember Creed from her roles in Prince of Persia, Clash of the Titans and as Bond girl...
Times Staff WriterA spellbinding, intelligent thriller that takes its time to get where it's going but is well worth the trip, "Red Road" is the feature debut of British filmmaker Andrea Arnold, who won an Oscar for her short film "Wasp." Part of the Advance Party Concept,...
Special to The TimesDrawing loosely upon his own coming-of-age in Astoria, Queens, Dito Montiel with "A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints" traverses familiar territory with a fresh and intense perspective that wrests new meanings from the New York ethnic working-class...
Times Staff WriterKen Loach believes the truth will set you free. A man whose independence, vigor and passion for naturalism have inspired several generations of British filmmakers, he's been a socially conscious director for nearly 40 years. Loach's best films -- "Kes,"...
Tags: England, Ken Loach, Cinema Industry, Drama (genre), Teen-agers
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