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Chicago International Film Festival

* = recommended Friday October 13 *Yaaba Idrissa Ouedraogo’s first feature film, The Choice, chronicling the long trek of a family forced by drought to leave their home, was a […]

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A Sea of Celluloid: Our coverage of the 24th Chicago International Film Festival Continues

The 24th Chicago International Film Festival, now into its top-heavy second week, is offering 60-odd programs this week, reviews and descriptions of which can be found below. It’s particularly pleasing […]

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Runners

A father’s obsessive search for his runaway 11-year-old daughter ends in a belabored and silly marathon confrontation in a hotel room. British director Charles Sturridge’s eccentric account of missing children […]

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Forget Mozart

Mozart lies dead of unknown causes. Austrian police chief Count Pergen (Armin Mueller-Stahl) locks the six major suspects—his wife, Konstanze (Catarina Runcke), and the infamous court composer Salieri (Winifried Glatzeder) […]