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The Latest in the Zurich cinemas

21 Bridges


action movie from Brian Kirk, USA, 2019; 110 min.

In the course of a night-time shootout in a wine bar, which also serves as a drug depot, about to lose seven police officers their lives. The decides with the prosecution of the two suspects charged Detective (Chadwick Boseman) to block until five o'clock in the morning all the bridges to / from Manhattan.

This dramatic narrowing is the great strength of the film: A nocturnal Hatz under time pressure, on a game field, which decreases rapidly claustrophobic. If the end of the movie, a new day dawns, revealing the "21 Bridges" unfortunately, however, as a too streamlined police film. (foe)

Abaton, Arena, Metropol

In the police Thriller will be cordoned off in Manhattan: "21 Bridges". Video: YouTube/Ascot elite

Baghdad in My Shadow


Drama, Samir, CH/D/GB 2019; 109 min.

In the Café Abu Nawas in London the exile-Iraqis: a Poet, an architect on the run or a young Gay meet. Among the guests was a Muslim who has been radicalised in a backyard mosque and the community into Ruin when the is.

the experience of Exile through the work of the Swiss artist Samir, of "Babylon 2" (1993) and "Iraqi Odyssey" (2014). Now he has rotated in an ensemble film, in which all sorts of conflicts as examples to be negotiated. Since no figures are, the are themes. Pretty, the staging Details and the Belief in a liberal hospitality, which applies to all, no matter where they come from. (blu)

Houdini, the cosmos

The new Film, Samir is by exiled Iraqis in London: "Baghdad in My Shadow". Video: YouTube/Filmcoopi Zürich

La belle Epoque


Comedy of Nicolas Bedos, F 2019; 115 min.

A company that makes time travel possible, not with a machine, but with actors and elaborate decorations, the adjustment of the desired epoch. Victor (Daniel Auteuil) don't want to lock in a medieval Pleasure or hunting with Ernest Hemingway. He wants to visit a Café in Lyon. Exactly on that evening that he met his wife.

The Comedy with sentimentality, and memories. It is French star cinema, Daniel Auteuil, and Fanny Ardant is with biting dialogue, a joke, the Couple, whose marriage can only be in the past, saved. Everywhere you look, additional well-known faces. This kind of nostalgia is like that. (ml)

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An old man wants to experience the most beautiful day of his life again: "La belle époque". Video: YouTube/Pathe film

La cordillera de los sueños


a documentary by Patricio Guzmán, Chile 2019; 85 min

The mountain chain (which means "cordillera") of the Andes takes up 80 percent of Chile's surface. But earlier he had ignored them, says Director Patricio Guzmán. It is only Chile's history has interested since the presidency of Allende and the coup by Pinochet. Now, however, Guzman turns to the mountains as a Symbol of imperturbability.

The images from the Andes are breathtakingly beautiful -- in contrast to the recordings from the Chilean everyday life, made by the documentary filmmaker Pablo Salas since the eighties, part of which is under danger to life. The contrast of these images worlds guzmán's lives-winning Film, thanks to which, you will understand why Chileans go today on the street. (bod)

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A documentary about the Andes – and what they mean for Chile: "La cordillera de los sueños". Video: YouTube/trigon-film

The Good Liar


Thriller from Bill Condon, USA, 2019; 110 min.

Betty (Helen Mirren) and Roy (Ian McKellen) learn about a Dating platform for older people. A first Meeting will follow soon. However, Roy is a ruthless fraudster, who has it in for Betty's savings.

Mirren and McKellen are a terrific occupation. Particularly McKellen shines in a role in which he can be extremely charming, but also completely obnoxious to be. The story can't quite compete – Director Bill Condon and screenwriter Jeffrey Hatcher ("Mr. Holmes") obviously had difficulties to adapt to the specific narrative structure of Nicholas Searle's novel for the cinema. (ggs)

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Ian McKellen plays an old con man: "The Good Liar". Video: YouTube/warnerbros joke country

Hustlers


Comedy of Lorene Scafaria, 110 min, USA, 2019

As strippers Ramona (Jennifer Lopez), and Destiny (Constance Wu) earn in New York make good money. After the stock market crash of 2008, however, nobody wants to spend a little bit, so the two women of the Spendier help boldness of your customers -- the use of drugs.

From a true story has made Scafaria a lesson about capitalism: All must sell what is available to you. "Hustlers" is a kind of female Version of a Heist movie, and not a Casino or a Bank, but the exploitative System is cracked. The magic of the film arises from the study of intense-woman relationships. (msw)

Abaton, Arena, Corso, stuessi yard

Criminals to strip wall street Bankers from Hustlers indoor:"". Video: YouTube/pulse movies

The Lighthouse


horror movie from Robert Eggers, U.S./Ka 2019; 109 min.

at the end of the 18th century. Century: A man (Robert Pattinson) takes a job as a lighthouse Keeper on a remote island. His supervisor is a son of a bitch (Willem Dafoe), who bullied him to the hilt. As the detachment fails and the two get stuck on the island, happened more and more strange things.

The expressionist, black-and-white images are beautifully disturbing, and Pattinson not reflected't so bad in addition to the outstanding Dafoe. Only The more the two figures, the madness, the more sheer randomness is out of the surreal Horror. Finally, if a mermaid POPs up, this is hardly a shrug value. (ggs)

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A horror film about two lighthouse keepers on an isolated island: "The Lighthouse". Video: YouTube/Universal Pictures Switzerland

Suddenly homesick


a documentary by Yu Hao, CH 2019; 79 min.

The filmmaker Yu Hao reported for Chinese television from all over the world and traveled to, among other things, to the Appenzell -- and she liked that so much that in 2005 moved to Urnäsch. Since then, she films the landscape and the people and muses in your Film about, where is your place in the world.

Something very introspective, and sometimes a explains the Director of the Off things that would be self-understood. But she also has a exciting perspective, beautiful images, and amazing this is, perhaps, As in the city of Zurich, the Appenzell appears to be a similar foreign like the Chinese Hinterland. (ggs)

Arthouse Uto

A documentary about a Chinese woman who moved to Appenzell: "all of a Sudden homesick". Video: YouTube/moviebiz films

Created: 28.11.2019, 13:19 PM

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