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Pallieter – a film about modernity and nostalgia

March 30, 2012 by


A few days ago I went to watch Pallieter at the Cinematek. I am ashamed to admit that despite having spent almost three years living in Belgium, it was my first foray into Flemish cinema. The film is an adaptation of a Felix Timmermans novel of the same name. The film is a romantic and […]

Review – From Up on Poppy Hill

February 28, 2012 by


In the framework of the Brussels Anima Film Festival, I went to see Studio Ghibli’s latest offering コクリコ坂から (From Up on Poppy Hill). Here’s my review. From Up on Poppy Hill, Studio Ghibli’s latest film, is one of transition. Written by Miyazaki père, yet directed by Miyazaki fils, there is a notable change of style […]