Dark Days (2000)

MARC SINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB USA, 2000. Picture Farm. Cinematography by Marc Singer. Produced by Marc Singer. Music by DJ Shadow. Production Design by Peter Charron. Film Editing by Melissa Neidich. Director Marc Singer was donated a camera and film stock to make this documentary about a world that he himself was…

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The Foul King (2000)

JEE-WOON KIM Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB Original Title: Banchikwang South Korea, 2000. B.O.M. Film Productions Co.. Screenplay by Jee-woon Kim. Cinematography by Kyung-pyo Hong. Produced by Jung-Wan Oh. Music by Young-gyu Jang, Byung-hoon Lee. Production Design by In-jun Hwang. Film Editing by Im-Pyo Ko. Comedies about underdogs succeeding in unusual fields of excellence…

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Joint Security Area (2000)

CHAN-WOOK PARK Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB Original Title: Gongdong gyeongbi guyeok JSA South Korea, 2000. CJ Entertainment, Intz.com, KTB Network, Myung Film Company Ltd., CJ E&M Film Financing & Investment Entertainment & Comics, Stone Comics Entertainment, TMS Comics, TMS Entertainment. Screenplay by Seong-san Jeong, Hyun Seok Kim, Mu-yeong Lee, Chan-wook Park, based on the…

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Barking Dogs Never Bite (2000)

BONG JOON-HO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB Original Title: Flandersui gae South Korea, 2000. CJ Entertainment, Cinema Service, Uno Film. Screenplay by Bong Joon Ho, Ji-ho Song, Derek Son Tae-Woong. Cinematography by Yong-kyou Cho. Produced by Min-hwan Cho. Music by Sung-woo Jo. Production Design by Hang Lee. Costume Design by Yun-jung Choi. Film Editing…

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Red Dirt (2000)

TAG PURVIS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 2000.  Sweet Tea Productions.  Screenplay by Tag Purvis.  Cinematography by Ted Cohen.  Produced by Cyril Bijaoui.  Music by Nathan Barr.  Production Design by Pablo Antonio Mirabal.  Costume Design by Carlos Talavera.  Film Editing by Nicholas ‘Nikko’ Tsiotsias.  Podcast: Bad Gay Movies.  Griffith is a lonely young…

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Ivansxtc (2000)

BERNARD ROSE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.   United Kingdom/USA, 2000.  Alternative Investments of Michigan, Enos/Rose Productions, Rhino Films.  Screenplay by Bernard Rose, Lisa Enos, based on the novel The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy.  Cinematography by Ron Forsythe, Bernard Rose.  Produced by Lisa Enos.  Music by Matt Schultz, Elmo Weber.  Film Editing by Bernard Rose.   Disillusioned by…

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Faithless (2000)

LIV ULLMANN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  Original title:  Trolösa Sweden/Italy/Germany/Finland/Norway, 2000.  Classic, Nordisk Film- & TV-Fond, Norsk Rikskringkasting, RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana, Rai Cinema, SVT Drama, Svensk Filmindustri, Svenska Filminstitutet, Yleisradio, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen.  Screenplay by Ingmar Bergman.  Cinematography by Jörgen Persson.  Produced by Kaj Larsen, Johan Mardell.  Production Design by Göran Wassberg.  Costume Design by Inger Pehrsson.  Film Editing by Sylvia Ingemarsson.  European Film Awards…

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Bread And Roses (2000)

KEN LOACH Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.   United Kingdom/France/Germany/Spain/Italy/Switzerland, 2000.  Parallax Pictures, Alta Films, Alta Produccion, ARTE, BIM Distribuzione, Bac Films, British Screen Productions, British Sky Broadcasting, Cinart, Degeto Film, FilmFour, Filmcoopi Zürich, Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen, La Sept-Arte, , Road Movies Filmproduktion, Tornasol Films, Westdeutscher Rundfunk.  Screenplay by Paul Laverty.  Cinematography by Barry Ackroyd.  Produced by Rebecca O’Brien.  Music by George Fenton.  Production Design by Martin Johnson.  Costume…

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The Gleaners and I (2000)

AGNES VARDA Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.   Original title:  Les glaneurs et la glaneuse France, 2000.  Ciné Tamaris.  Screenplay by Agnès Varda.  Cinematography by Didier Doussin, Stephane Krausz, Didier Rouget, Pascal Sautelet, Agnès Varda.  Music by Joanna Bruzdowicz, Isabelle Olivier.  Film Editing by Jean-Baptiste Morin, Laurent Pineau, Agnès Varda.   Agnes Varda looks up gleaners in the dictionary and finds a…

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Bamboozled (2000)

SPIKE LEE Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.   USA, 2000.  New Line Cinema, 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks.  Screenplay by Spike Lee.  Cinematography by Ellen Kuras.  Produced by Jon Kilik, Spike Lee.  Music by Terence Blanchard.  Production Design by Victor Kempster.  Costume Design by Ruth E. Carter.  Film Editing by Samuel D. Pollard.   A television producer with lofty ideals (Damon Wayans in…

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Esther Kahn (2000)

ARNAUD DESPLECHIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  France/United Kingdom, 2000.  Arts Council of England, British Screen Productions, British Sky Broadcasting, France 2 Cinema, France 3 Cinema, Les Films Alain Sarde, Why Not Productions, Zephyr Films.  Screenplay by Emmanuel Bourdieu, Arnaud Desplechin, from a story by Arthur Symons.  Cinematography by Eric Gautier.  Produced by Chris Curling, Alain Sarde, Gregoire Sorlat.  Music by Howard…

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La Fausse Suivante (2000)

BENOIT JACQUOT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  France, 2000.  Dacia Films, Orsans Productions, Les Films du Camélia, Canal+.  Based on the play by Marivaux.  Cinematography by Romain Winding.  Produced by Georges Benayoun.  Production Design by Pascale Consigny.  Costume Design by Corinne Jorry.  Film Editing by Pascale Chavance. Benoit Jacquot adapts Marivaux’s early eighteenth-century play to film but with its theatrical origins…

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