NEW TRAILER FOR THE "QUEEN"
I had Werner Herzog's "Queen of the Desert" listed as one of the first "Ten Bets" for Telluride last Friday...but I still have some questions about how absolute its position. Dicey reviews from the Berlin Film Fest and U.S. distribution from the "Atlas Shrugged" distrib the Atlas Distribution Co. made me put it at #10...
Nevertheless, a new trailer without subtitles dropped over the weekend. Here it is:
"Queen of the Desert" trailer via YouTube
And a story from The Playlist:
"MOUNTAINS MAY DEPART" DIRECTOR JIA ZHANGKE INTERVIEW
Mubi's Amir Ganjavie talks to the director of the Cannes competition film that was widely regarded critically as one of the three of four best films at the competition. "Mountains May Depart" is on the Telluride radar as a result of its reception at Cannes. Kino Lorber has the U.S. distribution for the film. Kino was represented last year at Telluride with "The Decent One".
Here's the link to the interview:
"45 YEARS" WINS AT EDINBURGH
Andrew Haigh's "45 Years" which scored acting wins at Berlin for Tom Courtenay and Charlotte Rampling continued to gain honors this time at the Edinburgh Film Festival. Rampling won Best Actress again and the film was named Best British Film. Here's coverage from Variety and Thompson on Hollywood:
"45 Years" was on my first "Ten Bets" last week at #7.
That's all for a Monday...check back tomorrow...
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