Gloria Bell (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Jun24

Gloria Bell (15) | Close-Up Film Review

It is really good to have a film addressing the particular concerns of a middle-aged/older woman! Julianne Moore plays 58-year-old Gloria in this re-make of Sebastian Lelio’s own 2013 film set in Chile.

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Mia Madre (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Sep24

Mia Madre (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Moretti’s multi facetted story is about Margherita (Buy), a woman film director, who is in the midst of making her latest film while trying to cope with the fact that her mother is dying. Her real life emotional situation is counterpointed by the political theme of the film she is making, which deals with the takeover of a family firm by an American corporation and the workers’ fight to save their jobs.

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