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Interview: Todd Solondz; writer/director of Life During Wartime

Interview: Todd Solondz; writer/director of Life During Wartime. By Simon Miraudo. “Now you’re a storyteller you might think you are without responsibility. But in directions, actions and words, cause and effect, you need consistency.” Belle and Sebastian sing these lines on the title track of their soundtrack to Todd Solondz’s 2001 feature Storytelling; a two-part […]

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Happiness rebooted – Life During Wartime review

Life During Wartime – Starring Allison Janney, Shirley Henderson and Ciaran Hinds. Directed by Todd Solondz. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. It feels a little wrong, even perverse, to describe a Todd Solondz film as “fun”. But Life During Wartime – the sequel to his acclaimed and highly disturbing 1998 picture Happiness – is fun. […]

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Lotterywest Festival Films kick off in Perth

The Perth International Arts Festival has put together yet another lineup of exciting Lotterywest Festival Films for West Australian audiences to enjoy. And enjoy we shall! Kicking off tonight, November 29th, 2010, and stretching all the way until April 17, 2011, PIAF will screen some of the finest arthouse films from around the world. First […]

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