Tag: Michele E. Hawkins

The Great Silence [Il silenzio grande] — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2022

The Great Silence [Il silenzio grande] — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2022

Review by Michele E. Hawkins. It’s the 1960s, and the successful author Valerio Primic (Massimiliano Gallo) is in his study ...
[Film review] <em>The Railway Children Return</em>

[Film review] The Railway Children Return

Review by Michele E. Hawkins. City children are being evacuated to the countryside as German's bombing of Britain continues into ...
<em>The Shadow of the Day</em> [<em>L’ombra del giorno</em>] — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2022

The Shadow of the Day [L’ombra del giorno] — St. Ali Italian Film Festival 2022

Review by Michele E. Hawkins. In 1930s Fascist Italy, wounded World War I veteran Luciano (Riccardo Scamarcio) runs a successful, ...
Canberra Writers Festival 2022: Power, Politics, Passion

Canberra Writers Festival 2022: Power, Politics, Passion

Summation by Michele E. Hawkins. Pictures by John P. Harvey. Since its inaugural occurrence in 2016, the Canberra Writers Festival ...
[Film review] The Quiet Girl [An Cailín Ciúin]

[Film review] The Quiet Girl [An Cailín Ciúin]

Review by Michele E. Hawkins. Nine-year-old Cáit (Catherine Clinch) is a very quiet child who avoids others and rarely speaks ...
[Film review] <em>Three Thousand Years of Longing</em>

[Film review] Three Thousand Years of Longing

Review by Michele E. Hawkins and John P. Harvey. What an imaginative visual feast can come of a truly original ...
Fire of Love — Stronger Than Fiction 2022

Fire of Love — Stronger Than Fiction 2022

Review by Michele E. Hawkins. Fire of Love tells something of the story of French volcanologists Katia and Maurice Krafft.  Katia ...
[Film review] Employee of the Month [Irréductible]

[Film review] Employee of the Month [Irréductible]

Review by Michele E. Hawkins. Vincent Peltier (Jérôme Commandeur) has the perfect life. He is doted on not only by ...
[Film review] Murder Party

[Film review] Murder Party

Review by Michele E. Hawkins. Jeanne Chardon-Spitzer (Alice Pol), a brilliant architect, is vying for the commission to renovate the ...
Midwives — Stronger Than Fiction documentary festival

Midwives — Stronger Than Fiction documentary festival

Review by Michele E. Hawkins. In a rural village in the Myanmar state of Rakhine, a Muslim woman arrives in ...
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