Published: Tuesday, 19 March 2019 10:39
Written by Nita Teoh
What happens when a timid dog groomer faces off with a small time hood bully?
That is the theme of Dogman currently showing as part of the Perth Festival.
It was a hot autumn's night as we settled into our deck chairs at UWA Somerville to watch the film.
In a run-down Italian seaside town, we watched the story unfold as small time thug Simone (Edoardo Pesce) bullies timid dog groomer and petty criminal Marcello (Marcello Fonte).
The film producer Matteo Garrone does an excellent job at painting the unrelenting bleakness and challenges faced by the main characters.
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Published: Wednesday, 20 February 2019 09:59
Written by Greg Letts
After settling into our seats at the UWA Somerville theatre on a mellow Monday night, my partner and I were looking forward to checking out the French movie Non-Fiction, by director Olivier Assayas.
The advertising blurb for Non-Fiction stated “This droll, very contemporary drama probes literature, relationships, art and online culture... Over a series of meetings and sparkling, rapid-fire conversations Alain, Selena and Léonard reveal that their professional and personal affairs are connected in surprising ways.”
While not wishing to give away the plot, the film revolves largely around book publisher Alain and his TV actress wife Selena, who are friends with writer Léonard.
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