Character actor Michael Shannon has been nominated for his second Oscar for his role in the 2016 thriller Nocturnal Animals. "No Small Parts" takes a look at some of the other characters he's played in the past.
Alicia, a designer for a haute couture fashion house, lacks inspiration to create a new collection after a bitter breakup. To save the show, her bitter director quickly comes up with a solution to restore Alicia's creative powers.
The unborn child of Mamlakat (Khamatova) is telling her story. She is 17, beautiful and vivacious, and dreaming secretly of becoming an actress. She lives with her father and brother (... See full summary »
After a prison-stay captain Marat returns to his hometown to get back in the sea, when it turns out that the water has gone and his boat lays in the desert. Marat's plan is to bring his boat to where the water is.
A young businessman Andrey Grekov has to pay his debts but the problem is that he no longer has any money and private property. The only way for him is to accept an offer to transfer oil on... See full summary »
Seeing the film and more importantly the background scenes, one can understand how high could be the desire of eastern countries to develop. It is our duty to assist them and provide an alternative to mafia. It is urgent and difficult as a bit late.
This said I presume the author has also paid a debt to Federico Fellini given more or less tributes to Amarcord, Il Bidone and E La Nave Va.
Good movie by the way with some good scenes.
Philippe from France
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