BIFF 10: Day 2

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The first stinker of the 2007 Bermuda Film Festival is official — How Is Your Fish Today? is a plodding introspective look at a screenwriter’s disillusion with the big city of Beijing. Hey Xiaolu Guo, instead of wasting two hours of screen time whining, why not just pack up your shit and move to Shanghai?

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A quick scooter ride across the island cleared my head and brought me to the 6:30pm screening of the Oscar-winning The Lives of Others, a tale of East German oppression starring Sebastian Koch (not pictured above), who was also featured in Friday night’s Black Book. Could this be the European Harrison Ford?


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