Extranjero by The Queen

19 07 2013

Interesting, beautiful and captivating. Extranjero ask the viewer more questions than it gives answers. Shot in just in just over two days, the London Sundance winning short provides a visually spectacular, strong cinematic storytelling short. It’s poignancy in current affairs and thought provoking nature presents social issues in relation to the ostracising and exclusion of immigrants in a foreign environment. Directed by London based Dan Lumb and Crinan Campbell, this film will not let you down.

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KB.

The Lady of Shalott 1888 by John William Waterhouse 1849-1917





Be Near Me by John X. Carey

10 04 2013

Such emotion is conveyed in just over a minute. Creative and beautiful in its appearance, this short will bring a smile and a tear. It’s delicacy and preciseness of shot translates the tragic love story to an aesthetic delight. Based off the Alfred Lord Tennyson poem “In Memoriam” which can be read here:

http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=z1gJAAAAQAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=In+memoriam&hl=en&sa=X&ei=IfRlUfKQIeKb0QWLu4CQBQ&ved=0CEIQ6AEwAQ

This tiny film really has the power to move physically, spiritually and most importantly emotionally. Visually spectacular, yet is more than just a pretty face, it has a soul filled with charm, romance and sadness.

KB.

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