Post Tagged with: “PIFF 2010”

33rd Portland International Film Festival – Audience Awards

The 33rd Portland International Film Festival announces the Oregonian Audience Award winners. This year’s Festival wrapped up its 18 day run Sunday, February 28th after 195 total screenings at multiple theater locations in the downtown cultural district of Portland. This year’s Festival was attended by over 30,000 attendees and included 77 features and 39 shorts from over 40 countries. Complete […]

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A Town Called Panic

A Town Called Panic

Quickcard Review A Town Called Panic Directed by: Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar Cast: Horse, Indian, Cowboy Running Time: 1 hr 15 mins Rating: unrated COMPLETE COVERAGE – 33rd Portland International Film Festival Country: Belgium PLOT: This stop-motion animated film tells the story of accidental troublemakers Indian and Cowboy. They order too many bricks for Horse’s birthday, and chaos ensues. It’s […]

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The Wild Hunt

The Wild Hunt

Quickcard Review The Wild Hunt Directed by: Alexandre Franchi Cast: Mark A. Krupa, Tilo Horn, Ricky Mabe Running Time: 1 hr 35 min Rating: unrated COMPLETE COVERAGE – 33rd Portland International Film Festival PLOT: A live action role-playing event goes out of whack after being infiltrated by Erik, a guy looking for his girlfriend.  His entrance leads to a series […]

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Quickcard Review The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Män Som Hatar Kvinnor) Directed by: Niels Arden Oplev Cast: Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Peter Haber Running Time: 2 hr 30 min Rating: unrated COMPLETE COVERAGE – 33rd Portland International Film Festival PLOT: A disgraced journalist is hired by the powerful head of a wealthy family to find a woman missing for […]

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The Wedding Song

The Wedding Song

Quickcard Review The Wedding Song Directed by: Karin Albou Cast: Lizzie Brochere, Olympe Borval Running Time: 1 hr 40 mins Rating: PG-13 COMPLETE COVERAGE – 33rd Portland International Film Festival PLOT: When the Nazis occupy Tunisia, it strains the friendship of Myriam (Brochere), a young Jewess, and Nour (Borval), a traditional Muslim. It’s called The Wedding Song, because they are […]

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Welcome

Welcome

Quickcard Review Welcome Directed by: Philippe Loiret Cast: Vincent Lindon, Firat Ayverdi, Audrey Dana Running Time: 2hrs 15 min Rating: R COMPLETE COVERAGE – 33rd Portland International Film Festival PLOT: Bilal (Ayverdi), a seventeen-year-old Kurdish refugee, arrives in France. He needs to get to London, where the love of his life is now situated with her family, but the French […]

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Bluebeard (Barbe Bleue)

Bluebeard (Barbe Bleue)

Quickcard Review Bluebeard (Barbe Bleue) Directed by: Catherine Breillat Cast: Lola Créton, Daphné Baiwir, Dominique Thomas Running Time:  1 hr 20 min Rating: unrated COMPLETE COVERAGE – 33rd Portland International Film Festival PLOT: Two little girls read the horrifying fairytale “Bluebeard”  while hidden away in an attic, framing the story that’s being lived by two sisters in 18th century France. […]

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Film Reviews for The Portland International Film Festival (PIFF 2010)

Film Reviews for The Portland International Film Festival (PIFF 2010)

Bookmark this page, as we will be adding FILM REVIEWS as we see them. The Northwest Film Center Presents: The 33rd Portland International Film Festival February 11-28, 2010 The World Comes to Us in Film. The Northwest Film Center announces the 33rd Portland International Film Festival (PIFF), its annual cinematic foray of thought-provoking, engaging and entertaining works from around the […]

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A Prophet

A Prophet

Quickcard Review A Prophet Directed by: Jacques Audiard Cast: Tahar Rahim, Niels Arestrup, Adel Bencherif, Hichem Yacoubi Running Time: 2 hr 30 mins Rating: PG-13 COMPLETE COVERAGE – 33rd Portland International Film Festival Country: France PLOT: Frenchman Malik El Djebena (Rahim) is part Arab and part Corsican. He’s put in prison for six years and must try to find his […]

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Terribly Happy

Terribly Happy

Quickcard Review Terribly Happy Directed by: Henrik Ruben Genz Cast: Jakob Cedergren, Lene Maria Christensen, Kim Bodnia Running Time: 1 hr 35 mins Rating: Unrated COMPLETE COVERAGE – 33rd Portland International Film Festival Country: Denmark PLOT: Robert (Cedergren) is a Copenhagen cop who gets transferred to a small, strange Danish village where the locals like to keep to themselves. Robert […]

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