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2001 Stories by Jean Oppenheimer

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  • The Look of Hate

    published November 8, 2001

    It is difficult to imagine a more timely film than Focus; its message about intolerance resonates in a post-September 11 world in... More >>

  • Left Behind

    published September 6, 2001

    The Italian film Bread and Tulips is a first cousin once removed of the American comedy Home Alone. A tremendous hit in Italy... More >>

  • Dirty Work

    published August 30, 2001

    Only committed horticulturists and compulsive readers of the New York Times obituaries (this writer falls into the latter category) likely... More >>

  • The Blue Bluegrass of Home

    published June 28, 2001

    Even more than the recent Depression-era comedy O Brother, Where Art Thou?, the turn-of-the-century drama Songcatcher... More >>

  • Road Warriors

    published April 12, 2001

    One doesn't watch Amores Perros (Love's a Bitch) so much as absorb it -- like a body blow. "I wanted to make a movie that... More >>

  • Lifting the Veil

    published April 5, 2001

    On the day she turns nine years old, an Iranian girl must bid childhood farewell. Male playmates are banished; girlish dresses are exchanged for a... More >>

  • Misguided Passions

    published February 1, 2001

    Watching Malena is like watching a donkey being beaten for ninety minutes, so egregiously is the title character treated and so... More >>

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