Tag Archives: Alain Tanner

“The Middle of the World”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Alain Tanner’s “The Middle of the World,” released in 1974, is a movie about cultures clashing in the most subtle of ways. Maybe it’s more appropriate to say it’s about cultures slipping past each other in the … Continue reading

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“In the White City”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: This oddball meditation on transience is like one of Eric Rohmer’s “season” movies filtered through “Sans Soleil.” The title refers to Lisbon, the Portuguese capital. An alluring hodgepodge of a port city, Lisbon admits to a long history of occupiers — … Continue reading

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