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Last of two parts THE STORY SO FAR: Donald E. Miller bails out of a stricken B-24 over the Austria-Hungary border in March 1945. He and two others from the crew walk to an Austrian town as German troops are retreating from the Red Army. The fliers decide...
In Los Angeles, where it seems every architecturally significant modernist house has been documented, studied, photographed and published several times over, the 1958 Pasinetti residence has proved to be that rare surprise: a little known midcentury gem...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe most unlikely subjects often make for the most deliciously comic films. That's the case with "12:08 East of Bucharest," which carefully builds a sly and unexpected human comedy out of a dispute over whether a revolution would still be a revolution...
Tribune movie critic3 stars (out of four) Live television going down in flames is always good for a laugh. Much of the stone-faced Romanian comedy "12:08 East of Bucharest," a clever rumination on the vagaries of the past, concerns the casual assemblage and painfully screwy...
THIS year's Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or winner, "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days," chronicles a bleak day in the life of a pregnant college student who enlists her roommate to arrange an illegal abortion. Writer-director Cristian Mungiu's drama...
Though Cruise West is well known for its cruises to Alaska, of late it has reached out to cover the world. Its newest foray far from home is a river cruise on the Danube between Vienna and near Bucharest, Romania, with stops in Hungary, Croatia, Serbia...
Fall colors lend a mystical air to the land of Bram Stoker's famous Count, it seems, as Romania's castles, mountains and gorges take on the reds and golds of autumn. The "Transylvanian Fall Foliage Special Tour for Seniors" hits the highlights of the...
Tags: Trips and Vacations, Travel, Bram Stoker, Romania
Tribune movie critic4 stars (out of four) It takes a while to adjust to its rhythm, but the Romanian film "The Death of Mr. Lazarescu" is a rich, strange and weirdly gratifying odyssey. Characterize the film any of three ways and its qualities sound unresolvable. It is a...
Washington BureauFor the moment at least, the international coalition against terrorism appears strong enough to survive its first significant stress over the Middle East, U.S. officials and experts said Tuesday, even as the United States attracts Arab criticism by...
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday October 10, 1997 Bertrand Tavernier's superb "Capitaine Conan" takes us into the Balkans as World War I ends for a subtle and resonant study of friendship, politics and class differences as the men who helped win the war for France are...
Tags: Canal+, Entertainment, Jean Renoir, Sociology, France
Secretary of State Colin Powell will participate with officials from the 55 countries in Europe's top security body in a two-day conference on combating terrorism in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks. Mircea Geoana, chairman of the Organization for...
Tags: Europe, Shimon Peres, Terrorism, Guerrilla Activity, Bombings
Times Staff WriterTo borrow a phrase from Gabriel García Márquez, it's apparent from its title that "The Death of Mr. Lazarescu" is a chronicle of a death foretold. We know how one particular long night of the soul will end for our protagonist, even if he and the people he...
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