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“INCENDIES”   My rating:  A

120 minutes |  No MPAA rating | French and Arabic with subtitles.

Twelve hours after watching Denis Villeneuve’s “Incendies,” I’m still on a cinema high and more certain than ever that this is some sort of masterpiece.

The Oscar-nominated (for foreign language film) “Incendies” (French for “fires”) is about war and peace, about family and forgiveness. It has more pure horror and more unforced emotional beauty than any film I’ve seen in ages, yet it delivers its potent payload with a minimum of sentimentality and filmic melodrama.

It’s the story of one life, but also about how the ripples from that life (more…)

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