Four unstable twenty-something women search for long-term relationships in 1990s Los Angeles.
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Mike E (de) wrote: A new family movies into a rural Norwegian area. Emotional turmoil ensues. Laughter, tears and naked romps in the snow follow.
Casey P (au) wrote: must watch....great life movie
Sondre L (au) wrote: Har absolutt noe ved seg, og glimter til med creepy scener og holder deg interessert i finne ut hva som skjer neste. Ikke fantastisk, men okei. Lette flere ganger etter tittelen da det er ei stund siden jeg s'n, thank god for imdb-keyword-search! =)
Radhika M (us) wrote: Schmaltzy, cliched, preachy tripe. Radical genius newcomer vs. stuffy administration and students- yawn. Julia Roberts as an even blander version of Robin Williams in Dead Poets Society. And Wellesley should sue for slander.
Josh G (fr) wrote: I've only seen two of writer-director Caroline Link's films now (the other being the Academy award-winning Nowhere in Africa), and I think I can safely say that she has quickly become one of my favorite filmmakers. It's not that Link's films are filmed in any extraordinary way; in fact, when watching Beyond Silence last night, I hardly noticed the camera's movements at all. I didn't pay attention to the cuts, the pans, the zooms, the... you know, whatever else it is that directing is all about. Instead, what I noticed was the way that the characters interacted. I noticed the way that the actors looked at one another, the way they held their hands. Although Link may not have a distinctive style visually, she has a clear knack for directing her cast -- or at least, she has a knack for snagging brilliant performers. The story tells of a young girl named Lara who has two deaf parents. There's a lot of familial trouble here, with Lara's father disliking his sister Clarissa. Clarissa plays the clarinet and encourages Lara to do the same, which only serves to put more distance between the parent and his daughter. Lara has trouble having deaf parents, Clarissa and her father have difficulty dealing with having a deaf relative, Lara's parents have trouble coping with a hearing daughter, and innumerable other mish-mashes of obstacles and problems and questions arise. What's interesting about this film is that despite the apparently simple storyline (which has kind of a sappy ending, seemingly obvious moral choices, and a surplus of loose ends), so much is brought to the table by the strength of the acting alone. Yes, I would say that this is an actor's film -- but unlike this year's Doubt, which I also said this about, the performances are not loud and broad and demanding. Instead, the action is subtle and whispered and casual. One scene in particular sticks out in my mind, although it's kind of spoiler-y. When Lara is in her teenage years, her mother gets into an automobile accident and dies. After learning this news, the next scene shows Lara curled up in bed with her father and sister; they are both with him to provide him some comfort during this troublesome time. It is early morning and the sun is shining into the room, as everyone remains asleep. Everyone, that is, except Lara's father: he is staring into the sun with his brow furrowed in sadness and anger and confusion. It's an immensely powerful scene, and yet it is mere seconds long. Alright, from here on out, no more spoilers. The point I am trying to make here is that the reason that this film is so affecting is because of these small moments, these small sighs and gentle gestures. One of the most moving scenes in Link's Nowhere in Africa is a love scene. That scene is not shown in any graphic or demeaning way. It's quiet and the characters involved seem to share a connection that can't be written into a script. Here, Link has captured that emotion and stretched it out through the entire film. Despite some of the aforementioned missteps, e.g. the rushed ending, Beyond Silence is a powerful film: not a tale of the deaf dealing with the hearing or vice-versa, not a tale of a father dealing with his daughter or vice-versa, not a tale of a girl falling in love with a man or vice-versa. Instead, it's merely a story about humans. If there are loose ends, it shouldn't be surprising: there are loose ends in real life. These characters interact with one another, they are affected by each other, and it is not all reaching toward one ultimate goal or moral. Beyond Silence is a remarkable, intimate film.
Grant S (ag) wrote: Initially intriguing, though overwrought, but ultimately pointless and silly.A Hollywood adaptation of Akira Kurosawa's "Rashomon". Three men meet at a deserted station in the middle of nowhere. Soon their discussion turns to the trial that occurred in the nearby town the previous say. The trial concerned the death of a man. Three people claim they killed him, and we see their version of the events. Who is correct and why are two of them (at least...) lying?From the outset there is a degree of unnecessary complexity about the script. The script is overly wordy, almost to the point of being Shakespearean, and feels padded. The plot is quite interesting but as it goes on it becomes less and less plausible, and feels complex just for the sake of it. Soon the holes appear, none of which are filled in by the end of the movie.After a point the implausibility and complexity have descended into farce. The last few scenes are quite silly and ultimately you're left wondering what the point was and even possibly what the story was...The casting provides some interesting appearances. Paul Newman puts in a good, almost over-the-top, performance as the Mexican bandit. William Shatner is there, as a preacher (two years later Star Trek started...). Edward G Robinson gets the role of the verbose swindler (he is largely responsible for my "Shakespearean" comment). Laurence Harvey and Claire Bloom put in reasonably solid performances as the married couple. To be honest, even though many regard Rashomon as a classic, I don't. The plot for The Outrage demonstrates why Rashomon is overrated.
Ryan M (gb) wrote: Warren Oates is in it, do you need to know more? Ok fine, Monte Hellman directed it. And there are cockfights. In slow motion.
Ryan S (de) wrote: Great effects great film
Dominick T (ru) wrote: One great musical, I enjoyed it.
Paul D (mx) wrote: Part of a successful series of films, it is a pleasant enough way to use up some time, with one of two good laughs to be had.
Zane T (it) wrote: I probably would have liked this movie more if it didn't resort to an extraneous shoot-out at a brothel and the destruction of a dam. This movie is supposedly based on a true story, but I don't buy it. I don't think a father would be too happy with a tribe stealing his son, even if they did save him from death. This is basically a save the rain forest movie from the mid-1980's back when more people cared about the rain forest. This biggest problems with John Boorman's movies such as Deliverance and Excalibur is that he does a good job at presenting an atmosphere but can't provide much of a story. There's always a feeling that there's other elements not discussed. Take for instance, the scene where Tomme remembers where he once lived as a small child and he proceeds to climb up many stories of this apartment building. This scene could have been handled more beautifully, as well as Tomme first seeing his mother after 10 years, but we're taken next to the scene at the brothel. Also, there is no reference made to the reporter who we presume is killed and eaten by the cannibal Fierce Tribe. This movie seems like it was meant to be much longer, but was cut drastically.
Scott C (jp) wrote: Robert Zemeckis' surprisingly energetic early directorial effort. What it's lacking in laughs, it makes up for in spirit.
Chosen 7 (au) wrote: A few months ago I watched it after years of not seeing it, it wasn't nearly as good as the first time I watched it but still not bad. The lead villain made it entertaining.