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Chicago International Film Festival

Friday, October 10 Private Confessions Private Confessions was scripted by the retired Ingmar Bergman, who seems to delight in having other filmmakers expand on his parents’ private lives. Pernilla August and Samuel Froler reprise the roles of Anna and Henrik Bergman they played in Bille August’s 1989 The Best Intentions, with Bergman standby Max von […]

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Killer Condom

A witty and inventive gross-out comedy suggesting a synthesis of John Waters and Terry Gilliam, Martin Walz’s German film adapts Ralf Konig’s graphic comic about killer contraceptives unleashed in a diabolical plot to wipe out New York’s gay population. (Actually the condoms, which eviscerate or castrate their victims, make no distinctions when it comes to […]