Films in 50 words-ish: Ararat

Buy it!Perhaps it’s a lack of confidence (or maybe some raw emotion) that leads the makers of Ararat to over egg the pudding. Aged memory and point of view distort history, the political echoes in the personal, but in the clumsiest way and characters – especially Aznavour – literally shrink on screen.

3/10

Secretary……Crime of Father Amaro

(originally posted to Vague Film Club website 23/05/2003)

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