The Painted Bird. Review by Julia Pascal. Vaclav Marhoul’s film, based on Jerzy Kosincksi’s 1969 novel, is the episodic survival story of a Jewish boy whose parents have been deported by the Nazis.
Ghost Light, National Theatre of Scotland film. A theatre never goes completely dark, even in lockdown: a single light bulb, known as a ghost light, carries on glowing like a sanctuary lamp.
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As a half French, half American individual, I give in to a pastime common to double nationals, which consists of regularly comparing both countries of origin.
Marnie is remembered best as the film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Made in 1964, with Tippi Hedren and Sean Connery in the leading roles, Marnie tells the story of a mysterious woman who assumes multiple identities in order to steal money from her employers and the man who hunts her down, Mark Rutland.