Butterfly Kiss (1995)

MICHAEL WINTERBOTTOM Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  United Kingdom, 1995.  British Screen Productions, Dan Films, Merseyside Film Production Fund.  Screenplay by Frank Cottrell Boyce, from an idea by Frank Cottrell Boyce, Michael Winterbottom.  Cinematography by Seamus McGarvey.  Produced by Julie Baines, Sarah Daniel.  Music by John Harle.  Production Design by Rupert Miles.  Costume Design by Rachael Fleming.  Film Editing by Trevor Waite.  …

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When Night Is Falling (1995)

PATRICIA ROZEMA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Canada, 1995.  Alliance Communications Corporation, Crucial Pictures, Ontario Film Development Corporation, Téléfilm Canada.  Screenplay by Patricia Rozema.  Cinematography by Douglas Koch.  Produced by Barbara Tranter.  Music by Lesley Barber.  Production Design by John Dondertman.  Costume Design by Linda Muir.  Film Editing by Susan Shipton.   Lovely romantic film by Patricia Rozema about a pent-up theology professor (Pascale…

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Before Sunrise (1995)

RICHARD LINKLATER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA/Austria/Switzerland, 1995.  Castle Rock Entertainment, Detour Filmproduction, Filmhaus Wien Universa Filmproduktions, Sunrise Production, Columbia Pictures Corporation.  Screenplay by Richard Linklater, Kim Krizan.  Cinematography by Lee Daniel.  Produced by Anne Walker-McBay.  Music by Fred Frith.  Production Design by Florian Reichmann.  Costume Design by Florentina Walley.  Film Editing by Sandra Adair.   Romance saturates the air in this wonderful…

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Silent Fall (1994)

BRUCE BERESFORD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1994.  Kouf/Bigelow Productions, Morgan Creek Entertainment Group.  Screenplay by Akiva Goldsman.  Cinematography by Peter James.  Produced by James G. Robinson.  Music by Stewart Copeland.  Production Design by John Stoddart.  Costume Design by Colleen Kelsall.  Film Editing by Ian Crafford.   Ridiculous ‘psychological’ thriller stars an overbearing Richard Dreyfuss as a child psychiatrist who abandoned his work years…

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Nobody’s Fool (1994)

ROBERT BENTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1994.  Capella International, Cinehaus, Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Robert Benton, based on the novel by Richard Russo.  Cinematography by John Bailey.  Produced by Arlene Donovan, Scott Rudin.  Music by Howard Shore.  Production Design by David Gropman.  Costume Design by Joseph G. Aulisi.  Film Editing by John Bloom.   Terrific family drama, with Paul Newman as a construction worker who abandoned…

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Smoke (1995)

WAYNE WANG, PAUL AUSTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Germany/USA/Japan, 1995.  Miramax, Neue Deutsche Filmgesellschaft, Euro Space, Internal, Smoke Productions.  Screenplay by Paul Auster.  Cinematography by Adam Holender.  Produced by Kenzo Horikoshi, Greg Johnson, Hisami Kuroiwa, Peter Newman.  Music by Rachel Portman.  Production Design by Kalina Ivanov.  Costume Design by Claudia Brown, Chuck Keehne.  Film Editing by Maysie Hoy, Christopher Tellefsen.   A corner…

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