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"L'Origine de la tendresse" and Other Tales (2008)

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The program is the organization's second release, following the critically-acclaimed release in 2006 of an eponymous package of six award-winning international shorts, which was distributed nationwide via New Yorker Films, and subsequently released on DVD. The organization has been exhibiting programs of international short films in the New York are since 2000.Titles include "Kitchen" by Alice Winocour; "Gratte papier" (Pen-Pusher) by Guillaume Martinez; "Ma mere:Histoire d'une immigration" (My

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A compendium of six short films by French filmmakers, any one of which might prove diverting in the right place at the right time but all of which, cumulatively, donâ(TM)t much make for a knockout night at the cinema.

May 30, 2008 Full Review Source: New York Times
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Shorts programs require a gambler's mentality -- roll the dice, take your chances -- and thankfully, this collection of French snippets has two that offset a sense of 'comme ci, comme ça' curating.

May 29, 2008 Full Review Source: Time Out New York
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A sprightly collection of Gallic short subjects that sprints from romantic froth to earnest documentation (almost) without skipping a beat.

June 3, 2008 Full Review Source: Film Journal International
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