The languages of film
- Sharp out in UK, Taxi 3, Ginostra in France & Italy gets Konchalovsky
A number of interesting European films are out today. They include the third instalment of the Taxi saga, directed by Gérard Krawczyk and produced once again by Luc Besson’s Europa Corp. is out in France and Belgium. It is joined by Manuel Pradal’s latest film, Ginostra, that was two years in the making.
Italy will see the release of The House of Fools [+see also:
film profile], presented at the last Venice Film Festival. Mimmo Calopresti’s latest film La felicità non costa niente an Italo-French co-production starring Francesca Neri and Valeria Bruni Tedeschi is also out today.
Gaspar Noé’s controversial Irréversible is scheduled for release in the UK, as is Ian Sharp’s touching Mrs Caldicot’s Cabbage War , about the long-awaited widowhood of Thelma Caldicot after thirty years spent in an unhappy marriage.
Spain is banking mostly on domestic titles this week: Ignacio Vilar’s Illegal and Franco-Brazilian-US co-production Ciudades de Dios, directed by Fernando Meirellos. The Man Without A Past [+see also:
film profile] by Finland’s Aki Kaurismaki is also out.
(Translated from Italian)
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