Evil (2003)

MIKAEL HAFSTROM Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Original title:  Ondskan Sweden/Denmark, 2003.  Moviola Film och Television AB, Nordisk Film/TV, Svenska Filminstitutet.  Screenplay by Hans Gunnarsson, Mikael Hafstrom, based on the novel by Jan Guillou.  Cinematography by Peter Mokrosinski.  Produced by Ingemar Leijonborg, Hans Lonnerheden.  Music by Francis Shaw.  Production Design by Anna Asp.  Costume Design by Camilla Carlstrom, Lotta Garcia.  Film Editing by…

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In The City (2003)

CESC GAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Original title:  En La Ciudad Spain, 2003.  Canal+ Espana, Generalitat de Catalunya – Institut Català de les Indústries Culturals, ICF Institut Català de Finances, Instituto de Credito Oficial, Instituto de la Cinematografia y de las Artes Audiovisuales, MEDIA Programme of the European Union, Messidor Films, Televisio de Catalunya, Television Espanola.  Screenplay…

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The Return (2003)

ANDREY ZVYAGINTSEV Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   Original title:  Vozvrashchenie Russia, 2003.  Ren Film.   Screenplay by Vladimir Moiseenko, Aleksandr Novototskiy-Vlasov.  Cinematography by Mikhail Krichman.  Produced by Dmitriy Lesnevskiy.  Music by Andrey Dergachev.  Production Design by Zhanna Pakhomova.  Costume Design by Anna Bartuli.  Film Editing by Vladimir Mogilevskiy.  Golden Globe Awards 2003.  Toronto International Film Festival 2003. Adolescent brothers growing up in the starkness of a Russian coastal village…

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Zhou Yu’s Train (2002)

ZHOU SUN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  Original title:  Zhou yu De Huo Che China/Hong Kong, 2002.  China Film Co-Production Corporation, China Film Group, Glory Top Properties, Media Asia Films, Senjiu Film.  Screenplay by Zhou Sun, Mei Zhang, based on the novel by Cun Bei.  Cinematography by Yu Wang.  Produced by Jianxin Huang, William Kong, Zhou Sun.  Music by Shigeru Umebayashi.  Production Design by…

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Girl With A Pearl Earring (2003)

PETER WEBBER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom/Luxembourg, 2003.  Archer Street Productions, Delux Productions, Pathé Pictures International, Film Fund Luxembourg, UK Film Council, Wild Bear Films. Screenplay by Olivia Hetreed, based on the novel by Tracy Chevalier.  Cinematography by Eduardo Serra.  Produced by Andy Paterson, Anand Tucker.  Music by Alexandre Desplat.  Production Design by Ben Van Os.  Costume Design by Dien van…

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Dogville (2003)

LARS VON TRIER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Denmark/Sweden/Norway/Finland/United Kingdom/France/Germany/The Netherlands, 2003.  Zentropa Entertainments, Isabella Films B.V., Something Else B.V., Memfis Film, Trollhattan Film AB, Pain Unlimited GmbH Filmproduktion, Sigma Films, Zoma Films Ltd., Slot Machine, Liberator Productions, Film i Vast, Arte France Cinema, France 3 Cinema, WDR / Arte, Danmarks Radio, Sveriges Television, Nederlandse Programma…

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Good Bye, Dragon Inn (2003)

TSAI MING-LIANG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Original title:  Bu San Taiwan, 2003.  Homegreen Films.  Screenplay by Tsai Ming-liang, Additional narrative by Sung Hsi.  Cinematography by Pen-jung Liao.  Produced by Hung-Chih Liang, Vincent Wang.  Production Design by Sheng-Chang Chen.  Film Editing by Sheng-Chang Chen.  Toronto International Film Festival 2003. Lesser effort by the great Tsai Ming-Liang, about the last night of a giant Taipei movie theatre…

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Love, Sex And Eating The Bones (2003)

SUDZ SUTHERLAND Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Canada, 2003.  Eating the Bones Productions, Hungry Eyes Film & Television, The Film Works, imX Communications.  Screenplay by Sudz Sutherland.  Cinematography by Arthur E. Cooper.  Produced by Jennifer Holness.  Music by Mischa Chillak, Kenny Neal Jr..  Production Design by Jonathan Dueck.  Costume Design by Morganne Newson.  Film Editing by Jeff Warren.  Toronto International Film Festival 2003.   Photography doesn’t…

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The Snow Walker (2003)

CHARLES MARTIN SMITH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Canada, 2003.  Infinity Media, Téléfilm Canada, Canadian Television Fund, British Columbia Film, The Harold Greenberg Fund, CanWest Western Independent Producers Fund, The Movie Network, Super Écran, The New VI, Movie Central Network, Snow Walker/Walk Well Productions.  Screenplay by Charles Martin Smith, based on the story Walk Well My Brother…

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Falling Angels (2003)

SCOTT SMITH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Canada/France, 2003.  Minds Eye Entertainment, Triptych Media, Wild Bunch.  Screenplay by Esta Spalding, based on the novel by Barbara Gowdy.  Cinematography by Gregory Middleton.  Produced by Robin Cass.  Music by Ken Whiteley.  Production Design by Rob Gray.  Costume Design by Brenda Shenher.  Film Editing by Reginald Harkema.  Toronto International Film Festival 2003.   Three girls are raised by their…

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Veronica Guerin (2003)

JOEL SCHUMACHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  Ireland/United Kingdom/USA, 2003.  Touchstone Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Persevere Productions Ltd., World 2000 Entertainment, Irish Film Industry, Merrion Film Productions.  Story by Carol Doyle, Screenplay by Carol Doyle, Mary Agnes Donoghue.  Cinematography by Brendan Galv.  Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer.  Music by Harry Gregson-Williams.  Production Design by Nathan Crowley.  Costume Design by Joan Bergin.  Film Editing by David Gamble.  Golden…

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I’m Not Scared (2003)

GABRIEL SALVATORES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Original title:  Io Non Ho Paura Italy/Spain/United Kingdom, 2003.  Colorado Film Production, Cattleya, Alquimia Cinema, The Producers Films, Medusa Film, Tele+.  Screenplay by Niccolo Ammaniti, Francesca Marciano, based on the novel by Niccolo Ammaniti.  Cinematography by Italo Petriccione.  Produced by Marco Chimenz, Giovanni Stabilini, Maurizio Totti, Riccardo Tozzi.  Music by Ezio Bosso, Pepo Scherman.  Production Design…

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