Mary Magdalene  (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Mar15

Mary Magdalene (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

To tell the story of Christ from the point of view of the only female member of the team sounds like an exciting and potentially illuminating idea.  It could even have turned out to be as controversial as Scorsese’s “The Last Temptation of Christ”. 

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Samba (15) | Close-Up Film Review
May01

Samba (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Dir. Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano, France, 2014, 120 mins, in French, English, Portuguese, Arabic and Russian with English subtitles Cast: Omar Sy, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Tahar Rahim The life of an illegal immigrant is a hard one. Samba (Omar Sy) is a young Senegal immigrant who after travelling to France does everything he can to stay under the radar and avoid the authorities. However, Samba isn’t all doom-and-gloom. It is a...

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