Michael Rowin

Dear John

Michael Rowin on João César Monteiro

April 2010

THOUGH FAR LESS of a household name, João César Monteiro was for Portuguese cinema what Luis Buñuel was for Spanish, a gleefully caustic satirist and libertine whose targets may have been the usual suspects of sexual, religious, and … READ ON

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Lost and Found

Michael Rowin on Alain Tanner

April 2010

IN ITS APRIL CALENDAR NOTES, Anthology Film Archives describes Alain Tanner as “the man who put Swiss cinema on the international film cultural map.” While that may not seem like much of a distinction given the low profile of Swiss … READ ON

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