Ellan Read

sometimes witty book reviews

FILM: Aimée & Jaguar

After neo-nazis smeared her front door with excrament, Lily Wurst fought back with the truth she felt she owed to the love of her life. Wurst revealed that the women she protected during WII weren’t just Jewish, they were also queer. And so was she. And so was her lover, Felice Schragenheim.

December 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

FILM: The Music of Strangers

One can hardly believe the film is as short as it is – time seemed to slow down and still (or maybe that was the jet lag kicking in).

April 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

FILM: Russian Ark

Title/year: Russian Ark (2002) Director: Aleksandr Sokurov Found: While re-shelving the DVDs at work Run Time: 96 mins Comments: I have been saving this movie for myself for several months … Continue reading

March 6, 2017 · 1 Comment

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