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Florida Film Festival Recap

The Florida Film Festival wrapped up at the Enzian in Winter Park, Florida on 22 April after 10 days showing 160 cutting-edge independent and foreign films and shorts from the last year.

First Order Historian Diars M managed to watch 14 features during the festival. Below is a list of the films he watched, with ratings (out of 4) for those which will not be reviewed. Look forward to the upcoming reviews in the coming week.

Title

Country / Year

Director

Genre

Rating

KID-THING USA 2011 David Zellner Drama
Monsieur Lazhar Canada 2011 Philippe Falardeau Comedy / Drama
Andrew Bird: Fever Year USA 2011 Xan Aranda Music / Documentary / Biography

3.5

The Gruffalo’s Child (Short)  UK 2011 Johannes Weiland & Uwe Heidschötter Animation

3.5

A Cat in Paris
(Une Vie de Chat)
 France 2011 Jean-Loup Felicioli & Alain Gagnol Animation / Comedy

3

Magic Valley  USA 2011 Jaffe Zinn Drama
An Ordinary Family USA 2011 Mike Akel Comedy / Drama
The Lady France / UK 2011 Luc Besson Biography / Drama

3.5

Dog Years USA 2011 Warren Sroka & Brent Willis Comedy / Drama
I Wish (Kiseki) Japan 2011 Hirokazu Koreeda Drama
Clown
(Klovn: The Movie)
 Denmark 2010 Mikkel Nørgaard Comedy
John Dies at the End USA 2011 Don Coscarelli Comedy / Fantasy / Horror

2.5

Where Do We Go Now? France / Lebanon / Egypt / Italy 2011 Nadine Labaki Comedy / Drama

3

The Intouchables  France 2011 Olivier Nakache & Éric Toledano Comedy / Drama

1 Comment

  • Man oh man, i didn’t realize the Andrew Bird doc played. Pissed that i missed it. Great first post. Look forward to the rest of your write up!

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