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The Innocents (2016) ☆☆☆(3/4): A terrible secret in their convent

Loosely inspired by a sad real-life story during the aftermath of the World War II, French film “The Innocents” is an understated period drama with thoughtful moments to appreciate. While never overlooking the dark, tragic aspect of its story, the … Continue reading

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Snow Paths (2015) ☆☆☆(3/4): A confused alcoholic at Catholic sanatorium

South Korean film “Snow Paths” is seemingly simple at first. A man struggling with his personal problems comes to a quiet place, and then he meets someone who brings some bright change into his troubled state. While this is a … Continue reading

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Beyond the Hills (2012) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : A devastating clash between two values

 Loosely based on a shocking real-life incident, Romanian film “Beyond the Hills” presents us a slow but compelling drama about two young women entangled in a simple but difficult circumstance caused by two conflicting values. While not taking sides with … Continue reading

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