The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” (www.jgcinema.com) is seeking reviews (between 1500 and 3000 words) for the following movies:
“Never Let Me Go” by Mark Romanek. As children, Ruth, Kathy and Tommy, spend their childhood at a seemingly idyllic English boarding school. As they grow into young adults, they find that they have to come to terms with the strength of the love they feel for each other, while preparing themselves for the haunting reality that awaits them [Fox Searchlight Pictures].
“Night Catches Us” by Tanya Hamilton. In 1976, complex political and emotional forces are set in motion when a young man returns to the race-torn Philadelphia neighborhood where he came of age during the Black Power movement [IMDb].
“Inception” by Christopher Nolan. In a world where technology exists to enter the human mind through dream invasion, a highly skilled thief is given a final chance at redemption which involves executing his toughest job till date, Inception (IMDb)
“London River” by Rachid Bouchareb. After traveling to London to check on their missing children in the wake of the 2005 terror attack on the city, two strangers come to discover their respective children had been living together at the time of the attacks.
“Storm”, by Hans-Christian Schmid. Hannah Maynard, a prosecutor of Hague's Tribunal for war crimes in former Yugoslavia, charges a Serbian commander for killing Bosniaks. However, her main witness might be lying, so the court sends a team to Bosnia to investigate.
“The Infidel”, by Josh Appignanesi. An identity crisis comedy centred on Mahmud Nasir, successful business owner, and salt of the earth East End Muslim who discovers that he's adopted - and Jewish.
The review should be informative and evaluative, without being dismissive: that is, the reviewer should find some value in the work being reviewed.
Please do not hesitate to submit reviews for other films or documentaries related to the current review's topics or issues.
Reviews in French, Spanish, Italian are welcome as well.
Please contact dr. Filippo Del Lucchese (firstname.lastname@example.org) for submissions.
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