Summer in Genoa Rodrigo Garcia, who wrote and directed the excellent Nine Lives (2005), scales down to three lives (and change) for his latest feature, Mother and Child, the subject of this week’s long review. We also have a Critic’s Choice for Michael Winterbottom’s Summer in Genoa, starring Colin Firth, Catherine Keener, and Hope Davis.
Ihaven’t attended the Cannes film festival in five years, but one thing that keeps it fascinating from a distance is the ideological tension that gets exposed there. The Americans display a sense of entitlement, which tends to irritate representatives of other countries. And the conflict is played out in the form of rants from both […]