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BAFICI 2012: TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY DE THOMAS ALFREDSON (ENG)

for desistfilm: John A. Riley At one point in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Kathy Burke’s dejected, alcoholic ex-secret service researcher is enthusing about the good old days. Gary Oldman‘s George Smiley reminds her that she’s talking about the era of World War Two, and she responds, dewy-eyed: “a real war… Englishmen could be proud then.”…

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BAFICI 2012: LAT DEN RÄTTE KOMMA BY THOMAS ALFREDSON (ENG)

for desistfilm: Mónica Delgado Låt den rätte komma in (Let the Right One in, 2008) is Tomas Alfredson’s third film and the first one I saw of his filmography. It deals with Oksar’s history, a 12 year old kid lost in thought, who cuts murder news out of newspapers and is physically abused by a bunch…

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BAFICI 2012: DÉJAME ENTRAR DE THOMAS ALFREDSON (SPA)

Déjame entrar (Låt den rätte komma in, 2008) es la tercera película de Tomas Alfredson y la primera que ví de su filmografía. Se trata de la historia de Oskar, un niño de 12 años, ensimismado, que recorta notas policiales de los periódicos y que es agredido diariamente por un grupo de estudiantes en el…

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So…. We’re currently covering BAFICI – Buenos Aires Film Festival. Our editor Mónica Delgado is watching films as we speak (lucky girl…). About the film festival: “BAFICI was born in 1999 and has ever since grown to become one of the most prominent film festivals in the world, placed as it is in a privileged…

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Here at desistfilm, we’re getting ready to cover about 26 features, both shorts and films from the exciting and ongoing JeonJu International Film Festival. We can’t wait to watch their now famous Jeonju Digital Project, an omnibus film which will count the talents of  Raya MARTIN,  Vimukthi JAYASUNDARA and YING Liang this year. “IFF, with its…

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Desistfilm, although being an international platform, is a unique experience in this country. We started as a gathering of friends from different parts of the world, friends who met via social networks and film forums. We haven’t actually (until today) even met in person, never actually seen each other without a computer screen as a mediator. We…

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