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DOK Preview: 5 countries, 5 powerful women

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This is probably the closest we’ll ever get to these people’s daily lives.

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“Swiss Army Man:” a little morbid magic

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Daniel Radcliffe and Paul Dano in "Swiss Army Man." Screenshot from YouTube trailer.

“It becomes a discussion between a suicidal man and a dead body as to whether life is worth living – but it’s super fun.” You can catch it in Leipzig cinemas this movie week, in the original, and we give you a glimpse.

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Cézanne and Zola: turbulent but lasting bond

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“The quiet Zola, son of a poor seamstress, and the explosive, rich Cézanne, will compete for the heart of the same woman, whom each will call by a different name.” Peek into their friendship in a movie playing in Leipzig.

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DOK Preview: “My Life as a Zucchini”

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"Ma Vie de Courgette" movie poster.

He makes cities out of his mother’s discarded beer cans. He makes a happy kite out of his father’s abandonment.

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Bosch: “a lot of hell and a little heaven”

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Hieronymus Bosch, "El Bosco" (circa 1450–1516) - Galería online, Museo del Prado

If Leipzig is a city “between heaven and hell” as I wrote, then Hieronymus Bosch could have been its painter.

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100 Yen Love: from “slob” to boxer in urban jungle

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Tokyo. Public domain photo.

Its anti-heroine is one of the bravest characters I’ve seen in urban-jungle type movies.

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