Eric Olson was 9 years old when his father died. In the small hours of 28th November 1953, Frank Olson plummeted to his death from Room 1018A of the Hotel Statler in Manhattan. His family were told that Olson, a bacteriologist working for the US military bioweapons programme, had “fallen or jumped” — through a closed window.
The morning after the premiere of Le Fidèle by Michaël R. Roskam, I meet Adèle on the terrace overlooking the beach at the Excelsior Hotel. She’s having French fries for breakfast when she greets me with a smile, inviting me to her table. In two hours, she has to leave for the other side of the Adriatic, for Croatia to shoot a scene for her new role in The White Crow by Ralph Fiennes, but she has graciously waited for our interview first. Interview by Alexander Darkish
After Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez, Vladimir Putin will be the next controversial protagonist of the participatory documentary directed by three-time Oscar-winner director Oliver Stone, who has been flying back and forth to the Kremlin for the last two years, in order to interview him on a number of delicate political issues.
Despite the high budget and the Special Jury Prize won at Venice Film Festival, “The Bad Batch” disappoints the expectations arose from her feature film debut, the b/w vampire western “A girl walks home alone at night”.
Alice Lowe (Sightseers,Locke, Hot Fuzz) directed and starred in her revenge movie “Prevenge” while she was pregnant, portraying this experience as a superpower beyond the Clichés, through a melange of different genres (horror, comedy, noir and a sci-fi touch) reflecting the different physical and psychological states related to being pregnant: she wanted the film to be funny, scary, sad, awkward, frightening, tense and beautiful.