THE INNOCENTS

Reviewed by GREG KING Stars: Lou De Laage, Agata Kulesza, Agata Buzek, Joanna Kulig, Dorota Kuduk, Vincent Macaigne. This French/Polish production looks at the horrors of war and the consequences of war from a different perspective. The Innocents is inspired by a little-known incident that happened in Poland at the end of WWII. The setting is a secluded convent outside Warsaw. A convent should have been a place of refuge and a safe haven from the horrors of war, but instead it became a place of terror. When the Russian troops liberated Poland from the Germans Continue reading

THE WAIT

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Piero Messina Stars: Juliette Binoche, Lou de Laage, Giorgio Colangeli, Domenico Diele, Antonio Folletto, Corinna Locastro. This slow moving but lyrical art house drama about a woman who conceals her son's death from his girlfriend will probably not hold immediate appeal for many audiences. Loosely based on a play written by Luigi Pindarello, and set in Sicily during a hot summer, The Wait tells the story of Anna (played with great sense of subtlety and poise by Juliette Binoche, from The English Patient, etc) who has just Continue reading