The Stranger is a literal (but still very cinematic) adaptation of the novel by Albert Camus. Marcello Mastrioanni stars as Meursault, a man who feels utterly isolated from everyone and everything around him. This alienation results in sudden, inexplicable bursts of violence, culminating in murder. The subsequent trial of Meursault manages to convey the oppressive heat of its Algerian setting with director Luchino Visconti's usual veneer of elegant decadence. Though set in the 1930s, the sensibilities of the film were very much attuned to the 1960s: the problem was that Camus' sentiments had been adopted by so many other filmmakers of the period that The Stranger seemed rather commonplace. The film was originally released in Italy as Lo Staniero.
In an atmosphere of political tension when the French still control Algiers, an Algerian is killed on the beach and a French man who has lived in Algiers all his life is arrested for the ... . You can read more in Google, Youtube, Wiki
Jon P (us) wrote: Part character-driven comedy and part political protest, Panahi's 2006 Silver Bear winner is clever, funny and wonderfully insightful. The Iranian auteur's new-found satirical style renders 'Offside' much more accessible and engaging than many of his more sluggish, depressing dramas; with its pacing bang on-target and its characters unusually feisty and interesting. Panahi's courage and subtlety are impossible not to admire and this ballsy sports drama is a real eye-opener; equally as entertaining as it is enlightening.
Daniel C (ca) wrote: It is one entry in a popular and predictable genre, but it is done tastefully. Its subject also seems more beautiful and regal than the others.
Jobbin F (jp) wrote: I cant explain why I enjoy this film but I do.
Gerardo F (gb) wrote: Fascinante visualmente hablando, aunque bastante inconexa. Tal vez el haber sabido algo del folklore local me habria ayudado a no estar tan perdido... aun as me tuvo pegado todo el rato. Bastante pervertidilla. No soy pacato, pero me hizo sentir incomodo en mas de una ocasin... a veces me Shockeaba un poquito, Una estrella de bono por eso.
Luciano G (ca) wrote: Charming story, great animation both got rolled into one epic ride... .a must watch for all animation movie lovers out there...
Carlos D (au) wrote: I didn't pay too much attention to it,I thought it was nice,an okay doc for fans only...but i'm giving it 4 stars just because I love Pulp. the end.
Aj V (de) wrote: A pretentious Hitchcockian thriller. I didn't care for it, but at least the actors were good.