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Alain Resnais

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Review: Wild Grass

From his first films, Alain Resnais confounded viewers with a conjurer's bag of modernist trickery, sliding about in time and memory.
Exasperating
By GERALD PEARY  |  July 16, 2010

Play by play, February 26, 2010

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Theater listings, week of February 26, 2010
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  February 26, 2010

Play by play: February 19, 2010

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Theatre listings, week of February 19, 2010
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  February 19, 2010

Play by play: February 12, 2010

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Theater listings, February 12, 2010
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  February 12, 2010

Play by play: February 5, 2010

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Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  February 05, 2010
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Review: Araya

Margot Benacerraf's extraordinary Venezuelan documentary, among the finest ever made, shared the 1959 International Critics Prize at Cannes with Alain Resnais's Hiroshima, mon amour and then disappeared.
Benacerraf's classic documentary gets an anniversary showing
By GERALD PEARY  |  December 18, 2009


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Review: Gigantic

Of the recent spate of young-man-finding-himself movies, Adventureland may be the most fun, but Gigantic sticks to the ribs.
Paul Dano gains stature
By BETSY SHERMAN  |  April 24, 2009
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Dire Strait

If the selections in this year's Boston Turkish Film Festival are any indication, nobody in that country lives happily ever after these days.
Strained relations in the Boston Turkish Film Festival
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 24, 2009
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Mother courage

The 2008 Toronto International Film Festival last September proved hospitable to Agnès Varda.
Agnès Varda in Toronto
By GERALD PEARY  |  March 10, 2009
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In the realm of Oshima

The HFA looks back at the bad boy of Japanese cinema
The HFA looks back at the bad boy of Japanese cinema
By BRETT MICHEL  |  December 02, 2008
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His last year at Marienbad

Alain Resnais, perhaps as a dig at his screenwriter Alain Robbe-Grillet, sometimes tells a joke about their notorious 1961 movie.
Alain Robbe-Grillet: 1922–2008
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 26, 2008


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Lost in space

Alain Resnais’s ineffable film has the hallmarks of his marvelous late style.
Alain Resnais’s dazzling Private Fears In Public Places
By CHRIS FUJIWARA  |  May 18, 2007
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Waved off

Ah, Eurocinema, the blood and backbone of film culture as it grew from out of the Hollywood shadow in the post-war decades — the Godards, the Bergmans, the Antonionis, the bristling Hungarians, the mordant Poles, the café-dawdling French!
‘New Films from Europe’ at the HFA
By MICHAEL ATKINSON  |  January 19, 2007
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Made in the Ocean State

From 1898 to 2005, movies made in Rhode Island.
A Rhode Island movie timeline
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF  |  August 03, 2006
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Banana republic

East Germany graced international screens most recently in the Euro-blockbuster Good Bye, Lenin! (2003).
East (Germany) meets least in ‘Rebels with a Cause’
By MATTIAS FREY  |  February 09, 2006