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Purity in pre-War Germany: The White Ribbon

Posted in Review, Timothy Parfitt with tags , , , , , , on January 20, 2010 by Timothy Parfitt


It’s too bad Michael Haneke films are so hard to watch.  His latest anti-blockbuster The White Ribbon, is a superb and daring film, but will be seen by relatively few. Beautiful (shot in crisp black and white) and oblique, The White Ribbon is unflinching in its portrayal of Germany before the First World War. Continue reading


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