The Insatiable Moon (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Aug03

The Insatiable Moon (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Dir. Rosemary Riddell, New Zealand , 2010, 101 mins Cast : Rawiri Paratene, Sara Wiseman, Greg Johnson This is an unusual story from New Zealand with a magnificent central performance from Maori actor Paratene (best known as the heroine’s grandfather in Whale Rider) . Paratene plays Arthur, self proclaimed second son of God – “I’m just a relly” he says modestly in the Kiwi manner – who is on a quest to find his soul mate...

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Tarnation (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Jul01

Tarnation (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Dir. Jonathan Caouette, 2003, US, 87 mins, documentary Cast (as themselves): Jonathan Caouette, Renee Leblanc, Adolph Davis, Rosemary Davis Set to go down as the Blair Witch of the documentary world, Tarnation was completed using a free Apple video editor and just over $200. There is also the small matter that the media used, an assortment of various video formats, photographs, TV footage, answer phone messages and music, was...

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