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Drama Films

Couple fights to save son's life

Declaration of War is a French film based on the real-life struggles of Valerie Donzelli (director, co-writer and star) and Jeremie Elka?m (co-writer and star) as they try to keep their cancer-stricken son alive.

Wednesday, 9 May, 2012, 12:00am

Sir JBS rides high on many talents

Real name: Julius Brian Siswojo Birthplace: Jakarta, Indonesia Star sign: Leo Chinese zodiac: Tiger Albums: 24Herbs (2008), Bring It On (2011)

23 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

The Kid With A Bike

Starring: Thomas Doret, Cecile de France, Jeremie Renier Director: Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne Category: IIA (French)

Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne's film begins with its 11-year-old protagonist, Cyril (Thomas Doret), escaping from a boys' home and heading to the apartment he used to live in.

22 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Dickens' super-bad guys

'I like villains because they have a plan, no matter how twisted. They're motivated'

Russell Crowe - film actor

14 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

The Skin I Live In

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Marisa Paredes Director: Pedro Almodovar Category: III (Spanish)

29 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Siao Fong-fong - Campaigner and former actress

There are moments when Josephine Siao Fong-fong longs for the sound of rain, and times when she misses the banter of her family and friends.

For Siao, who lost her hearing in her right ear when she was two and whose condition has deteriorated in recent years, what hurts most is not the deafness but the tinnitus, ringing in the ear.

11 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

True to the heart of Bronte

There have been many film versions of Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, but director Cary Fukunaga clearly felt there was more than enough relevant material in the Victorian novel for modern audiences.

18 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

FILM (1974)

A Woman Under the Influence Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk, Eddie Shaw Director: John Cassavetes

'She's not crazy, she's unusual,' Peter Falk says of his screen wife, Gena Rowlands, near the start of A Woman Under the Influence. 'Don't ever say that she's crazy,' he adds. 'She can cook and she can sew.'

18 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

REVIEW: Jane Eyre

Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Jamie Bell, Judi Dench Director: Cary Koji Fukunaga Category: IIA

Cary Koji Fukunaga's adaptation of Jane Eyre begins in the middle of the story as told in Charlotte Bront?'s novel.

1 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

City Digest

Police van rammed in car chase drama

5 Aug 2011 - 12:00am