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2000 Stories by Jean Oppenheimer

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  • The Kindness of Strangers

    published December 7, 2000

    Fascinating and engrossing on every level, the beautifully constructed Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport... More >>

  • Art Director

    published October 12, 2000

    Early in the stunning new film by Spanish director Carlos Saura, the great nineteenth-century painter Francisco de Goya wakes from a disturbing... More >>

  • Love Among the Ruins

    published September 28, 2000

    Aimée & Jaguar tells the true story of a love affair between two women: one a Jew passing as a Gentile while working for the... More >>

  • Neigh! Neigh!

    published June 1, 2000

    The moody, feverish images that fill Running Free are so exquisite they almost make up for the film's disastrous auditory misstep:... More >>

  • Kenya Dig It?

    published May 4, 2000

    Poor Kim Basinger! In her first role since bagging the 1998 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for L.A. Confidential (the film that... More >>

  • Small Pleasures

    published April 13, 2000

    It's difficult to reconcile American perceptions of Iran, a rigidly authoritarian Islamic fundamentalist society, with the captivating and... More >>

  • Oh, Jerusalem!

    published April 6, 2000

    By their very nature, fundamentalist religions demand conformity. Original thought and personal aspirations are subordinated to duty and ritual as... More >>

  • Disconnect

    published February 17, 2000

    Even at just 92 minutes, Hanging Up feels endless. Intended as a humorous, heartwarming take on dysfunctional family relationships,... More >>

  • The Prozac, Please

    published January 13, 2000

    Although some people really are crazy, "crazy" is a relative term. Does it apply to someone who feels he might spin off into outer space and never... More >>

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