|Newsletter n° 109|
COPS & ROBBERS ON FILMOTECH.COM
This week, actor Ben Affleck is again on the other side of camera directing The Town, a film he also wrote the screenplay for. The Town adds to the long list of films featuring robberies of every stripe which abound in cinema history. To show you what we mean, we've searched our catalogue to uncover titles focusing on thieves. So, put your valuables in a safe place and click 'Play'.
Cinema Premieres in Spain
Suspense and horror continue to dominate films Showing Now in Spain. In addition to The Town mentioned earlier, bursting into the Spanish cinemas this week is Los Ojos de Julia, a mystery produced by Guillermo del Toro, in which Belén Rueda, a favourite leading lady in the genre, plays a woman who is going blind while investigating the mysterious suicide of her sister. By Madrid filmmaker Gustavo Ron, but Made in UK with a British cast, comes Ways to Live Forever, a drama in which the director of Mia Sarah tackles the leukaemia of a child struggling to reach adolescence. And, direct from the Cannes Film Festival, where its star Juliette Binoche won the award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role, arrives Certified Copy, in which Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami presents a very original love story. And, finally, with a very different tone, there's Easy A, a typically American romantic comedy.
A Visit to Tuscany in Living on Cinema
This week, our Living on Cinema section takes you to the Tuscany region of Italy, a perennial favourite film shooting location. Lluis Homar, who performs in Los Ojos de Julia, is our Actor of the Week.
Free Short FilmsThe animation adventures Chicho & Coca continue in Juegos, a free short film you'll find in the Kodak Special section, along with the multi-award-winning Escarnio, the story of a couple whose children get a strange illness there parents won't be able to cope with.
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