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Matchmaking minus schmaltz

Stephen Brown enjoys a film that avoids Jewish stereotypes

Locked in an asylum

Locked in an asylum

Stephen Brown sees a new film about art and transcendence

Imitation of Christ

Imitation of Christ

William Dundas sees a new film from Germany

Kingdoms earthly and heavenly

Kingdoms earthly and heavenly

Stephen Brown sees new cinema releases

Soul-searching with a camera

Soul-searching with a camera

MANY came to admire Jane Bown through her photographs in The Observer. There is a stunning luminosity about them which is truly soul-searching. In the documentary Looking for Light: Jane Bown, there is a great deal about souls, hers and others'.

Will he flee or face his killer?

Will he flee or face his killer?

Stephen Brown finds gallows humour in a suspenseful new film

A solemn Noah, but not an ‘eco’ one

A solemn Noah, but not an ‘eco’ one

Stephen Brown watches a new film of a biblical story

Mothering and the ministry

Mothering and the ministry

THE FOLD (Cert. 15) begins with a quotation from Rainer Maria Rilke: "I want to unfold . . . because there where I'm folded I am a lie." The poem from which it comes may (or may not) be a cry to God to undo the creases and shake out whatever grime is secreted in our folded-up...

The Canon and a Dickensian indiscretion

The Canon and a Dickensian indiscretion

Stephen Brown looks at a cleric's crucial part in a new film

Time to be nostalgic about nostalgia

Time to be nostalgic about nostalgia

Stephen Brown enjoys a film-maker's story again, 25 years on

Reflection on the bitter legacy of the Burma railway

Stephen Brown sees a thoughtful film starring Colin Firth

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