Quo Vadis, Aida (2020)

JASMILA ZBANIC Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5 Bosnia And Herzegovina/Austria/Romania/Netherlands/Germany/Poland/France/Norway/Turkey, 2020. Coop99 Filmproduktion, Deblokada Produkcija, Digital Cube, Extreme Emotions, Indie Prod, N279 Entertainment, Radiotelevizija Bosne i Hercegovine, Razor Film Produktion GmbH, TRT, Tordenfilm AS, ZDF/Arte, Osterreichischer Rundfunk. Screenplay by Jasmila Zbanic. Cinematography by Christine A. Maier. Produced by Damir Ibrahimovich, Jasmila Zbanic. Music by…

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Waltz With Bashir

ARI FOLMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBBB.   Original title:  Vals Im Bashir Extraordinary achievement in cinema that combines animation, documentary and fantasy as Ari Folman looks back at Israel’s involvement in the Lebanese civil war, often referred to now as “Israel’s Vietnam”. Folman is unable to properly recall particular events during battle and is hounded…

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The Future

BBB (out of 5) It all starts quite simply, with a happily paired couple deciding to adopt an ill cat, one they can pick up in a month from the animal shelter arranging its adoption.  Realizing that taking care of the critter will be a twenty-four-seven job, the pair come to the conclusion that, as…

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Paradise Now (2005)

HANY ABU-ASSAD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Palestine/France/Germany/Netherlands/Israel, 2005.  Augustus Film, Lama Productions, Razor Film Produktion GmbH, Lumen Films, Arte France Cinema, Eurimages, Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Hazazah Pictures, Lama Films, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Nederlands Fonds voor de Film.  Screenplay by Hany Abu-Assad, Bero Beyer.  Cinematography by Antoine Heberle.  Produced by Bero Beyer, Amir Harel, Gerhard Meixner, Hengameh Panahi, Roman Paul.  Music by Jina Sumedi.  Production…

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