Posts Tagged OF TIME AND THE CITY

2008 ROBER AWARDS FILM NOMINATIONS: Best Documentary

And the nominees for Best Documentary are:


BATTLE FOR HADITHA -La Batalla de Hadiza- (Nick Broomfield)
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2008 Film Review: Top 40 Best Movies (40-21)


40-MY WINNIPEG-Guy Maddin
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Entre los mejores documentales del año se encontraban dos visiones sobre las memorias de infancia y los cambios que el paso del tiempo facilita en dos ciudades muy distintas. La primera de ellas, Winnipeg, con la que el estilista director canadiense Guy Maddin lograba su film más personal, sin perder su predilección por explorar nuevos caminos. Parte material de archivo, parte ficción rodada; Maddin jugaba con todos los elementos disponibles para construir un surreal y emotivo puzzle homenaje a su lugar de nacimiento.

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Among the best documentaries of the year there were two visions about memories of childhood and the changes passing time inflicted in two very different cities. The first of them, Winnipeg, with which the stylist Canadian director Guy Maddin achieved his most personal film to date, without losing his predilection for opening new ground. Part archive material, part fictionalized; Maddin played with all the elements at reach in order to built a surreal and moving puzzle, tribute to his birthplace.

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