A dramatic piece that highlights the little known terror-famine in the Ukraine between 1932-1933 (Holodomor). Commissioned by the Ukrainian Consul General of Edinburgh to commemorate the ... . You can read more in Google, Youtube, Wiki
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James M (us) wrote: Really interesting film.
Larry L (br) wrote: It's good. Watch it.
Frederick M (es) wrote: Absolutely brilliant documentary which would likely end up in my top 10 documentary films of all time. The best of these documentaries I find are ones where the camera is simply pointed and amazing things begin to happen. This is the complete opposite of editorial documentaries which take an issue and tell us what to think about it. Those movies can at times be quite good as well (Food Inc., Supersize Me) but I don't think they compare to documentaries like "Promises" and "Harlan County USA"Promises is about Palestinian and Israeli children. Surprise, surprise, they're not all that different. They like sports, their friends, some of their subjects in school. They're also both exposed to a huge amount of propaganda.The brilliant part of the documentary is when the filmmaker suggests two of the Israeli boys meet one of the Palestinian boys. They all share a love for sports so it makes perfect sense. When it happens the filmmaker just runs the camera and the boys act like boys. It's amazing because the boys realize everything they've been told by their parents, the government and their religious leaders is bullshit.The updates aren't as promising and it's suggested that it's up to the next generation to bring peace to this region. But I think it also shows that despite this experience these boys have, some of them fall into old habits anyway. The twins in the movie end up joining the Israeli military. I think it suggests that it takes extremely strong people in these climates to overcome the kind of propaganda they're facing from the time they're born. To oppose Palestine or Israel if you lived there would essentially make you and outcast.
Alan T (au) wrote: Again the movie is that terrible and that under budgeted that it makes it amazing
Julian P (it) wrote: Silly and confusing as all heck.
Steve G (fr) wrote: I just finished watching one of the best films I've ever seen. A profound moral story, found inside one of the greatest crime dramas ever filmed. Sometimes, a language barrier can be a deterrent to watching certain films. Not in this case. I imagine that even the most foreign film-averse viewer would be instantly drawn in. The story is that compelling. Mifune seems to play somewhat against type, here. And no less outstanding than he always is. Maybe more.The only possible objections I can offer are that the chase scene in the drug compound goes on a moment too long. As well, the transition between conflict & 'resolution' is a hint too sudden, for my taste. I needed just a little more build-up. Those two things keep it from a 5-star rating.Otherwise, it may be Kurosawa's best film -- which is saying something.
Timothy J (de) wrote: Jimmy Stewart plays a Chicago Newspaper reporter who discovers that a man was wrongly convicted of murder 11 years earlier. The movie is based on a true story. A really good movie in my opinion.
Jimmy M (mx) wrote: Lame script and lame acting. Just blah.
Liam P (ca) wrote: After a Gin and tonic I was still in pain from this shit