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Highlights of the 2013 NZ International Film Festival

The immensely enjoyable 2013 New Zealand International Film Festival recently wrapped up in Auckland, and from the very first film (Behind the Candelabra) to the last (The Dance of Reality) there was no shortage of highlights. At least half of the nearly 40 films I saw rank among my favourites of the year so far, and …

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Win a double pass to FRANCES HA starring Greta Gerwig

Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig’s outstanding Frances Ha — a highlight of the 2013 NZ International Film Festival — is heading to New Zealand cinemas this week and A Fistful of Culture is thrilled to be giving away three double passes, courtesy of Trigger Marketing. Following the story of a New York woman (Gerwig) who apprentices for a dance company …

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[REVIEW] Noah Baumbach & Greta Gerwig’s jubilant FRANCES HA is the feel-good film of 2013

Greta Gerwig gives a sensational, career-defining performance as the titular character of Noah Baumbach’s Frances Ha, a consistently witty and charming story of late-20s aimlessness and sisterly love. At once a monochromatic tribute to the French New Wave and a warm celebration of the Big Apple in the tradition of Woody Allen (Manhattan) and Whit Stillman …

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Picks from the 2013 NZ International Film Festival programme

Every cinephile’s favourite time of the year is fast approaching as the New Zealand International Film Festival prepares to take over Auckland screens for two-and-a-half glorious weeks from July 18. The festival launched their 2013 programme recently, and after spending more time than I care to admit obsessively studying the line-up and preparing my schedule, …

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[WATCH] Spirited first trailer for Noah Baumbach’s FRANCES HA starring Greta Gerwig

The first trailer has at last arrived for Noah Baumbach’s Frances Ha, starring the wonderful Greta Gerwig (Damsels in Distress), which debuted to rave reviews at Telluride late last year. Shot in black-and-white, the film follows a 27-year-old New York woman, Frances (Gerwig), who aspires to be a dancer despite the increasing improbability of that …

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