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Foreign Correspondents 1980
Description: Two stories of complicated long-distance relationships between folks from various countries.
Released: 17 Sep 2001 Director: Mark Tapio Kines Writers: Mark Tapio Kines Actors: Melanie Lynskey, Wil Wheaton, Corin Nemec, Yelena Danova Genres: Drama, Romance, Mystery
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Foreign Correspondents Reviews:

Quiet, poignant duo of thematically intertwined stories of love and yearning. Acting is excellent, the characters themselves are very believable (okay, not all of them are entirely likable, but they are believable.) The storylines never take the simple cliche.


I've had the pleasure of seeing this movie twice actually and am looking forward to a third. Tag has done an nice job interweaving two stories about true folks experiencing true dilemmas in life. He avoids the stereotypical Hollywood glitz, glamour, satisfied endings and tragic character deaths to instead make a movie that will leave you pondering about the fate of all the characters long after you leave the theatre because they are YOU! Everyone who sees this movie will be able to pick out at least one hero and tell "Wow! That's ME!!" Because of this, my one word of caution would be that it can be a very emotionally draining film, but still extremely satisfying because it makes you think and feel. It's impossible to give away the ending because there isn't one, just as in true life. Tag leaves that up to you. So when you've had enough of the unique fx films and are ready for a movie that plays to all your another senses, come check this one out.The musical score is one of the greatest I've heard in a long time!


If you wish to be able to tell in the future that you spotted Tag Kines' talent early -- see his first film, "Foreign Correspondents." My guess is he will go on to create many nice movies. Like most first attempts, "F.C." has some flaws, but they are minor. What counts is that it's, in the end, fresh, constructive and a pleasure to spend 102 mins with. Be sure and receive the DVD format, because the director's comments ver of the movie will add a nice deal to your enjoyment and understanding. If you like films at all and play watching an outstanding talent develop, don't miss Tag Kines', "Foreign Correspondents." Oh yes, I do have a quibble with the title, I think it could be "Foreign Correspondence" -- that would be a better enjoy on the double meaning. See it, you'll like it.



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