20th century women

Film Review: 20th Century Women (USA, 2016) is an exploratory tale of finding one’s own happiness

After detailing his own father’s coming out at the age of 75 in the Oscar-winning 2010 outing Beginners, writer/director Mike Mills tackles the stories of his mother and sister in 20th Century Women, an exploratory tale of finding one’s own happiness. As Mills opts to create an individual snapshot for each of his female role…

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Palace Cinemas to hold ‘American Essentials’ indie film festival in May

Palace Cinemas are set to screen 20 independent American films for their nationwide Australian debut, as part of the ‘American Essentials’ showcase. The three-week festival will screen various new international film festival debuts, as well as restored American classics. The festival will open with the screening of the Oscar-nominated 20th Century Women, starring Annette Bening…

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Annette Bening, Greta Gerwig and Elle Fanning star in 20th Century Women; first trailer released

The first trailer for 20th Century Women,  a film about life and love set in Santa Barbara at the end of the 70’s, has been officially released. The film is about a single mother named Dorthea (played by Annette Bening), who is struggling to raise her teenage son, Jamie. She enlists the help of two…

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