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Small Change (1976) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : The lively kids in one French town

When I watched one film directed by François Truffaut for the first time during one Sunday afternoon of 2008, I had a little expectation about the movie, which was shown on TV as “Pocket Money”. Although I was already familiar … Continue reading

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Monsieur Lazhar (2011) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : A substitute teacher in charge of the class in grief

The terrible incident suddenly happens in one Canadian elementary school during the mundane but shattering opening sequence of “Monsieur Lazhar.” While the students enjoy the free time outside the building, one of the schoolteachers is found dead, hanging herself up … Continue reading

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Terri (2011) ☆☆☆(3/4): A lonely teenager getting out of his shell

It is always better to have someone who cares about you than to be alone, and that is what the hero of “Terri”(2001) learns gradually through one of his high school teachers. Because of what I have just said, you … Continue reading

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Warrior (2011) ☆☆☆(3/4) : They have issues – and they’ll fight in the ring

If you have watched its trailer or heard about “Warrior”, a sports drama about two brothers with the issues to settle down, you may have a pretty good idea about where they will be led to even before watching the … Continue reading

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