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  1. Village idiots focus solely on laughs

    Posted Aug 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... world. He lives in a village where people don't act sensibly. In fact, Casper's village, Corne-on-the-Kobb, is full of village idiots. That makes life particularly difficult for our ...

  2. Boy seeks bravery to save someone in a village gone bad

    Posted Jan 24th 2011, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... in Britain, the US or some fantasy land. A heatwave is making life in a tiny village in the countryside difficult. The adults almost never move from their houses, and the kids play lazily in the streets. Michele Amitrano lives with his younger sister, mum and dad in one of the village's broken-down houses. There isn't much money, and the villagers have to live simply. ...

  3. Ins and outs

    Posted Mar 05th 2006, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... money by cashing in not only his own insurance policy but his wife's as well (Fiji's Vilsoni Hereniko, whose The Land Has Eyes is the first indigenous film from the Pacific nation). ... living in a small village that's untouched by the ravages of the war- think Merry Christmas sweetened by the pensiveness of Korean soap operas. Among films that failed to make ...

  4. What do Tsoi Yuen villagers have in common with 3 metre blue aliens?

    Posted Jan 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Villagers being forced from their homes to make way for a rail link have come up with an unusual source of inspiration: the tall, blue, tree-dwelling aliens in the blockbuster Avatar who battle invading earthlings. Tsoi Yuen villagers who have been told they must leave their homes to make way for the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link saw the movie ...

  5. Young, bold and braving life's many challenges

    Posted Sep 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in her pursuit for the championship. Filled with picturesque scenes of remote villages in Southern China, the movie presents to the audience the unique culture and way of lives of the indigenous ... a 13-year-old girl's crusade to bring democracy to her Philippines village, the film examines how illiteracy among the populace hinders the development of democracy in the country. The film opens ...

  6. Film (1989)

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... politics, too. It focuses on the notorious '2-28 Incident'- the massacre of indigenous Taiwanese by the Nationalists who fled to Taiwan under the leadership of Chiang Kai-shek after being ... is arrested, one goes missing while fighting for the Japanese, one is murdered and one becomes mentally unstable. The massacre proves a watershed event for the indigenous inhabitants. By the end ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - SECOND SIGHT

    Second Sight: 'The Summer of Aviya'

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... village in the newly formed state. She is a Holocaust survivor and the psychological scars still show. The film picked up a Silver Bear at the 1989 Berlin International Film Festival and other ...


    Posted Apr 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ghada: Songs of Palestine 1pm, Space Museum Lecture Hall. Japanese filmmaker Mizue Furui spent 10 years on this documentary about the plight of the Palestinian people China Village Self-governance Film Project, Villagers' Documentary Films 7.15pm, Hong Kong Arts Centre. Ten villagers, aged 24 to 59, learned documentary filmmaking and made films about their villages, expressing ...

  9. Satantango

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the village, for others he is its downfall. Satantango's power is in its hypnotic prose. The long, peculiar sentences comprise long unbroken paragraphs. This is a bleak, claustrophobic ...

  10. Junebug (DVD)

    Posted Sep 26th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Revolving around a family's life in a small town in North Carolina, Junebug is a gem of movie filled with delicate character portrayals. Both writer Angus MacLachlan and director Phil Morrison are from North Carolina, and do a masterful job of portraying the subtle displays of emotions that are hidden to all but the indigenous townsfolk. Central to the story ...




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