Isabelle Huppert continues to stay busy on the festival circuit after two films (Michael Haneke‘s Amour and Sang-soo Hong’s In Another Country) saw premieres at Cannes. The talented actress is back, this time at Toronto International Film Festival, leading a film titled Dormant Beauty.
From Italian director Marco Bellocchio, who brought us Vincere, Fists in the Pocket and Good Morning, Night, the film takes us through the true-life events of Eluana Englaro. The woman went into a vegetative state for 17 years and this drama takes a look at the final six days of her life as we bounce around between interconnected characters. The real-life event sparked many debates about euthanasia and now we can see a glimpse at Bellocchio’s take below with the first teaser, as well as a batch of new photos.
TIFF kicks off on September 6th.
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out […]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and I dive right into Richard Linklater‘s 12-year intimate epic Boyhood. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week, including Noah, Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery, Guardians of the […]
Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not […]
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