The phrase “German comedies” alone causes a scornful or skeptical chuckle for many. Germany is a country with a rich cinematic tradition, but its comedies are usually popular with violent Germanophiles, because moviegoers prefer German dramas, and comedies are French, American, cute, charming, in the mood. But in Germany, too, comedy is shot, many of which are unfairly skipped even by those who consider themselves to be connoisseurs of various films, including funny ones.
CineWest offers a list of 15 German comedies that you may like.
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The eighties became an ambiguous period for French cinema. On the one hand, with the development of television, in particular, with the advent of Canal + in 1984, as well as the spread of video recorders, there has been a decline in interest in cinema on the big screen. First of all, intellectual cinema, the author’s cinema, suffers from which the viewer prefers spectacular American films. On the other hand, masters of classical comedy continue to do their job, and French comedies of the eighties continue to attract viewers both in France and abroad.
The eighties in French cinema is the heyday of the work of Le Splendid, a theater troupe formed in the seventies, ten years later found resounding success on movie screens. The “backbone” of Le Splendid is Continue reading
Tom has a terrific job at the greeting card agency. One day, Summer comes to them, a new employee, who Tom is sure is his true love, the girl who is destined for him by fate. But his “summer” passion is not at all as romantic as her name, and is not going to connect his life with Tom.
“500 Days of Summer” is the first feature film directed by Mark Webb, the film received two nominations for the Golden Globe Award.
Director: Mark Webb
Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Zoe Deschanel, Jeffrey Arend, Chloe Grace Moretz, Matthew Gray Gubler, Clark Gregg, Patricia Belcher, etc. Continue reading