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Tangerines
February 2016

Tangerines is a modest film, sure of its proportions and clear about its intentions.

- A.O. Scott, New York Times

Tangerines
February 2016

Ivo’s farmhouse looks leftover from another century, which gives a timeless feeling, as does the regal bearing of Ulfsak and the dry humor of the script.

- Farran Smith Nehme, New York Post

Tangerines
February 2016

Familiarity breeds anything but contempt in Tangerines, a modestly magnificent fable of enemies in a time of war.

- Joe Morgenstern, Wall Street Journal

Tangerines

Tangerines

Date: February 28, 2016

Location: UICA


Tangerines (Georgian: მანდარინები Mandarinebi, Estonian: Mandariinid) is a 2013 Estonian-Georgian film, directed, produced and written by Zaza Urushadze (Georgian film director and screenwriter). The film carries a pacifist message and examines wartime realities regarding the meaning of how to be human. It was filmed in Guria, Georgia.

Tangerines was nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards in 2014 and was among the five nominated films at the 72nd Golden Globe Awards for best foreign language film.

This program is free and open to the public and begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, February 28 in the UICA theater, with the short film Isabella (15:15 min.) followed by the feature film Tangerines.

A panel discussion with a film scholar and history/cultural representative takes place after the film viewing, followed by a reception with complimentary food and beverages.

Panel Discussion for Tangerines

Moderator: Christina Dugan

Panelists: Carl Plantinga, Mark Hoolihan, Heather Tafel

 

More about Chiaroscuro's 10th Anniversary Season:

2016 Series Theme: Then and Now

Using a variety of narrative, cinematic and thematic devices, each film explores the relationship between the past and present. The 2016 Series presents an award-winning roster of five celebrated films from around the world.


Reviews

Tangerines is a modest film, sure of its proportions and clear about its intentions.

- A.O. Scott, New York Times

Ivo’s farmhouse looks leftover from another century, which gives a timeless feeling, as does the regal bearing of Ulfsak and the dry humor of the script.

- Farran Smith Nehme, New York Post

Familiarity breeds anything but contempt in Tangerines, a modestly magnificent fable of enemies in a time of war.

- Joe Morgenstern, Wall Street Journal

Tangerines Official Trailer

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