Archives for June 15, 2005

My Favorite Novel is Going to Be a Movie. Again.

Hmmm. … [Read more...]

"Hard Goodbyes: My Father"

Hard Goodbyes: My Father, which is set in Greece in 1969, reminds me of several other current films, and yet, it is also unique and powerful in its own quiet way.Like The Return, my favorite film of 2004, Hard Goodbyes is about a family in which two young boys must deal with their bitter mother and a father who's rarely around to participate in family matters. In this case, the older son resents the father for his long absences. It's the younger son, Elias, who idolizes him. And, like Dear … [Read more...]