Reactions to Vagabond

20 February 2019 Vivek Shinde 0

The film Vagabond was received positively with a score of 76.61. Some of your reactions: “Great film. Unsentimental expose of French attitudes and vagrancy in the 1980s.” “A story for our time and our streets.” “Quite remarkable. Very clever photography.” “ Thought provoking – I liked the lack of back story for Mona.” “A tough subject.” “Was very sad.” “Vachement chouette!” “ Very ‘noir’. Bleak. Interesting struc ture.” “Interesting perspective [cont'd.]

Reactions to Water

7 February 2019 Vivek Shinde 0

The second of our CFS Extra films was well appreciated. It received a score of high score of 92.79 per cent. A selection of your comments: “An incredibly poignant, moving message LOUD & CLEAR. Beautifully portrayed.” “A powerful and moving film, which highlights aspects of India’s disturbing and not too distant past.” “A serious subject matter, dealt with respectfully, without undue tugs at the emotions and good humour used appropriately.” [cont'd.]

Reactions to Lean On Pete

23 January 2019 John Morrish 0

Our most recent film, Lean on Pete, received mixed reviews and an appreciation score of 79.37 per cent. Here are some of the comments: “A raw and moving tale. Excellent performances by the boy and Steve Buscemi. “Made me cry buckets – but great cinematography and great not to be spoiled by music.” “What a beautiful film.” “A brilliant story very well told.” “V. moving. Full of humanity.” “Gruelling to [cont'd.]

Reactions to Lost In Paris

12 December 2018 John Morrish 0

A warm response to Lost In Paris, which scored 85.5 per cent and received a lot of praise: “Wonderful finish for 2018.” “A brilliant end to the term.” “Great feel-good nonsense for end of year.” “Not a grim film. Wonderful Xmas treat.” “So nice to laugh this Brexit time. Thank you!” “Just what was needed after a somewhat turgid season.” “Wonderful. No antidepressants needed this week.” “Lovely to have a [cont'd.]

Reactions to Land of Mine

21 November 2018 John Morrish 0

There was a very positive response to the gruelling Land of Mine, which achieved an appreciation score of 91.77 per cent. Some comments: “Another excellent choice.” “Ace film. Story a little predictable, but a strong anti-war film.” “Powerful depiction of one of the many stories we’d all rather not know about, but should.” “Wonderful – a piece of history I know nothing about.” “Uncompromising tale of the aftermath of war.” “Reminds [cont'd.]