Gah! Why can’t I have 5 films ex equo in the first place? Same for second and third? Goodness, I just KNOW how much work went into each and every one of them. And so many don’t make the cut just because … well, because of what? the new one, the shining one, the one I haven’t watched yet? It seems terribly unfair … and it is, it truly, truly is. Dear filmmakers – do not take ANY rankings personally. We are but human and have to pick and weed. And – as in nature – what gets weeded might just be the prodigy for healing everyone’s soul. So keep on handing in your films to festivals. It WILL get picked one day – because it must.
Swedish director Ruben Östlund‘s film TURIST (FORCE MAJEURE) has won the Jury’s price in the class of “Un Certain Regard” (A Special View) at the Cannes Filmfestival. “First time a Swedish film wins this”, writes […]
“Sind Nebencharaktere Emanationen des Protagonisten? Sozusagen Engelchen und Teufelchen auf seinen Schultern?” Das war die Frage von Ip Wischin aus den Filmgesprächen. Und nicht nur die werden sich die Jury-Mitglieder stellen müssen, um morgen die […]