The Wellington Film Society’s program continues – last week it was Mon Oncle, now we’re moving forward several decades to something far more modern, contemporary with 24 Weeks (2016). It’s a tough watch about a touch subject – Astrid (Julia Jentsch) must choose whether or not to have a late term abortion when she discovers […]
The Wellington Film Society’s program resumes – following the world’s oldest existing feature-length animated film, The Adventures of Prince Achmed we move to the world of Jacques Tati and the first of his colour films, Mon Oncle. The film centres on the socially awkward yet lovable character of Monsieur Hulot and his quixotic struggle with post-war France’s infatuation with […]
The Wellington Film Society’s program resumes – following a break from Easter. We left off with an animated film – The Illusionist (L’Illisioniste). And we return with one too… The oldest existing feature-length animated film, The Adventures of Prince Achmed. The work of Charlotte “Lotte” Reiniger – the film features several famous avant-garde animators and a […]
The Wellington Film Society’s program continues. I missed the screening of Une Femme Est Une Femme – but I won’t be missing this coming week’s offering. The Illusionist (or L’Lillusioniste) comes from French comic writer, musician, animator and film director Sylvain Chomet. I loved The Triplets of Belleville but have yet to see The Illusionist.
The Wellington Film Society’s program rolls on. Week four. I loved last screening of The Lady From Shanghai – my first time seeing the film too. This week’s screening is Une Femme Est Une Femme (or A Woman Is A Woman) by Jean-Luc Godard, it’s a co-screening with the Alliance Française as part of The French […]