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Signs & Wonders (2000)

Under the influence of signs and premonitions, a man allows himself to veer in and out of a love affair with his colleague.

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Ashley Remy ...
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Kent
Arto Apartian ...
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Alec Fenton, an American by adoption and his wife, Marjorie, an American of Greek origin, live with their two children in Athens. Both Alec's business life and his tender relationships with his daughter are guided by a playful but deeply felt need to interpret the smallest details of the world as significant. Under the influence of powerful signs and premonitions, Alec allows himself to veer in and out of a love affair with a colleague, Katherine, eventually leaving his family and returning to America with his lover. Once there, however, the same belief system urges him back home for one final attempt to win back his family. But his new quest is endangered by the presence of a political activist, Andreas, in his family's life. Andreas becomes the victim of a series of incidents, each one more threatening than the last. Written by Strand Releasing <strand@strandreleasing.com>

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29 March 2000 (France)  »

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Isaretler ve mucizeler  »

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$2,793 (USA) (9 February 2001)

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$33,842 (USA) (17 August 2001)
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Included among the "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", edited by Steven Schneider. See more »

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Andreas: We know that if Americans offer you money, it means they must be ashamed of something.
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A quite trivial plot, but extraordinary actors (Deborah Ungers)and a surprising and innovative structure.
13 March 2000 | by (Baden-Baden, Germany) – See all my reviews

Shot in DV the film shows the fascinating possibilities with the new small cameras: Special atmosphere (strange but realistic), permanent changes of perspectives, authentic locations.It will be worth to discuss now all the losts and founds of this new kind of filmmaking. Besides these esthetic questions, the narrative structure of this film becomes more and more fascinating if you don't give up the attention after the irritating impressions at the beginning. It is only another story of dissolving the family structures under certain circumstances, but Nossiter shows that this can still have real suspense and a cool and analytic story-telling. Deconstructing love and family values. Good film!


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