23rd ATHENS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

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    Archive : 16th AIFF 2010

  • HEAVEN CAN WAIT

    Henry Van Cleve's ghost arrives at the gates of the underworld and invites the more genteel-looking devil in the history of film to listen ...
  • TO BE OR NOT TO BE

    A sharp and bitter comedy about the Nazi invasion of Poland, "To Be or Not to Be" proved to be comedienne Carole Lombard's last appearance on the ...
  • CLUNY BROWN

    "Masterpiece" is the only word that can describe Lubitsch's swansong. Tempering its character's sexually charged emotions with stylized finesse, ...
  • ONE HOUR WITH YOU

    Admittedly, only Lubitsch could achieve such a remarkable balance between elegance and sauciness, in a film that remains just as fresh despite its ...
  • MONTE CARLO

    When the high priest of silent film was given the chance to work with the new technology of sound, the result was "Monte Carlo", a cheerful and ...
  • NINOTCHKA

    "Garbo laughs!" is how "Ninotchka" was promoted back in 1939. What's more, audiences laugh with her. Armed with a first-rate script (partially written ...
  • DESIGN FOR LIVING

    Easily slipping though the Hayes censorship code, founded to protect the sensibilities of 30s morality, Lubitsch borrows the idea of a love triangle ...
  • TROUBLE IN PARADISE

    The epitome of screwball and a lasting influence for every romantic comedy, "Trouble in Paradise" is widely considered the finest example of the ...
  • ANGEL

    An unfairly neglected Lubitsch gem, "Angel" features a ravishing Marlene Dietrich in a playful performance as Maria, the neglected wife of a British ...