Category Archives: comedy

"To Each, Her Own" by Myriam Aziza (2018)

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to each her own
A Jewish lesbian falls for a Muslim Black
Performances lack cohesion but message is welcome
Cast: Sarah Stern, Jean-Christophe Folly, Julia Piaton
Director: Myriam Aziza
Writers: Myriam Aziza, Denyse Rodriguez-Tomé
Music by Martin Rappeneau
Cinematography by Benoît Chamaillard
Film Editing by Vincent Zuffranieri

"Keep The Change" by Rachel Israel (2017)

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Keep the change
A film “devoted to the intricacies of the autistic experience” [Derek Smith]
Great performances!
Cast: Jessica Walter, Christina Brucato, Jennifer Brito
Director: Rachel Israel
Writer: Rachel Israel
Music by Amie Doherty
Cinematography by Zachary Halberd
Film Editing by Alex Camilleri

"You Don't Get Life a Second Time" by Zoya Akhtar (2011)

You Don't Get Life a Second Time
Funny, good story and direction, some good – but at times childish – music, but weak content
Cast: Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Abhay Deol
Director: Zoya Akhtar
Writers: Farhan Akhtar, Reema Kagti
Music by Shankar Mahadevan, Loy Mendonsa, Ehsaan Noorani
Cinematography by Carlos Catalan
Film Editing by Anand Subaya

“You Don’t Get Life a Second Time” by Zoya Akhtar (2011)

You Don't Get Life a Second Time

Funny, good story and direction, some good – but at times childish – music, but weak content

Cast: Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Abhay Deol
Director: Zoya Akhtar
Writers: Farhan Akhtar, Reema Kagti
Music by Shankar Mahadevan, Loy Mendonsa, Ehsaan Noorani
Cinematography by Carlos Catalan
Film Editing by Anand Subaya

"Luck By Chance" by Zoya Akhtar (2009)

Luck by chance
A movie about Bollywood, gently criticizing, full of all the cliches you can think about, with a few excellent scenes
Could have been at least one hour shorter!
Cast: Farhan Akhtar, Konkona Sen Sharma, Rishi Kapoor
Director: Zoya Akhtar
Writers: Zoya Akhtar, Javed Akhtar
Music by Shankar Mahadevan, Loy Mendonsa, Ehsaan Noorani
Cinematography by Carlos Catalan
Film Editing by Anand Subaya

“Luck By Chance” by Zoya Akhtar (2009)

Luck by chance

A movie about Bollywood, gently criticizing, full of all the cliches you can think about, with a few excellent scenes
Could have been at least one hour shorter!

Cast: Farhan Akhtar, Konkona Sen Sharma, Rishi Kapoor
Director: Zoya Akhtar
Writers: Zoya Akhtar, Javed Akhtar
Music by Shankar Mahadevan, Loy Mendonsa, Ehsaan Noorani
Cinematography by Carlos Catalan
Film Editing by Anand Subaya

“Wadjda” by Haifaa Al-Mansour (2012)

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Wadjda

A simple story with a profound and multi-faceted message
A very exceptional insight on women’s life and expectations in Saudi Arabia

Cast: Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Abdullrahman Al Gohani
Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour
Writer: Haifaa Al-Mansour
Music by Max Richter
Cinematography by Lutz Reitemeier
Film Editing by Andreas Wodraschke

"Wadjda" by Haifaa Al-Mansour (2012)

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Wadjda
A simple story with a profound and multi-faceted message
A very exceptional insight on women’s life and expectations in Saudi Arabia
Cast: Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Abdullrahman Al Gohani
Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour
Writer: Haifaa Al-Mansour
Music by Max Richter
Cinematography by Lutz Reitemeier
Film Editing by Andreas Wodraschke