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65th Berlinale Interview: Lirio Ferreira (Co Writer/Director – ‘Blue Blood/Sangue Azul’)

65th Berlinale Interview: Lirio Ferreira (Co Writer/Director – ‘Blue Blood/Sangue Azul’)

Living on an idyllic island paradise, ten-year-old Pedro was separated from his sister Raquel because their mother feared a forbidden attraction between the siblings. Against his will, the boy was sent away to the mainland where he joined a traveling circus. Growing up among a colorful family of circus performers, Pedro transforms into a legendary

‘Force Majeure’: Subverting Gender in the Danger Zone

‘Force Majeure’, the emotionally and visually stunning new Swedish film from director Ruben Ostlund, hinges on a temporarily terrifying moment. A family of four is eating lunch on ski resort terrace in the French Alps when a growing avalanche hurdles toward them. Amidst screaming and scattering, the father flees for survival, leaving his wife to

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