Movie Discussion: Jalmari Helander’s Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)

Monthly Theme: Families in Peril The Film: Rare Exports: A Christmas Story Country of origin: Finland Date of Finnish release: December 3, 2010 Date of U.S. release: December 3, 2010 Studio: Cinet, et al. Distributer: Oscilloscope Domestic Gross: $236,000 Budget: ? Directors: Jalmari Helander Producers: Agnés B., et al. Screenwriters: Jalmari Helander Adaptation? No. Cinematography: […]

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Movie Discussion: J.A. Bayona’s The Orphanage [El orfanato] (2007)

Monthly Theme: Families in Peril The Film: The Orphanage Country of origin: Spain Spanish title: El orfanato Date of Spanish release: October 11, 2007 Date of U.S. release: December 28, 2007 Studio: Grupo Rodar, et al. Distributer: Picturehouse (subtitled) Domestic Gross: $7.1 million Budget: $4 million (estimated) Directors: J.A. Bayona Producers: Guillermo del Toro, et […]

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Movie Discussion: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo’s 28 Weeks Later (2007)

Monthly Theme: Families in Peril The Film: 28 Weeks Later Country of origin: U.K. Date of U.K. release: May 11, 2007 Date of U.S. release: May 11, 2007 Studio: Fox Atomic, et al. Distributer: Fox Atomic & Fox Searchlight Pictures Domestic Gross: $28.6 million Budget: $15 million (estimated) Directors: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo Producers: Danny Boyle, […]

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