Collection of short films the summaries of which include; a foreign man moving to Italy, getting married and having a child; a four split scene short involving plot-less images of old ... See full summary »
This shortcut repeats the structure of Coffee and Cigarettes. This time, Iggy Pop and Tom Waits meet in a bar. But, again, we don't know why they agreed to do that in the first place, ... See full summary »
In a vignette called "Strange to meet you," Roberto sits at a small table in a coffee bar. Five cups of coffee and two ashtrays are in front of him; he drinks and smokes. Steven joins him. ... See full summary »
Has its ups and downs. Some good short films - Werner Herzog and Wim Wenders are especially good, and Jim Jarmusch is as sensitive and subtle as always. Some don't quite make the grade - Victor Erice's piece is irritating and self important, and Spike Lee's is quite interesting, but doesn't do well in the context of the films and in its ten minute space.
The anthology is definitely worth watching if you're a fan of any of these directors, or of art-house cinema in general, and if you don't mind stories with no real plot to speak of. Generally speaking, I prefer more versatile film anthologies like Paris Je T'aime and To Each His Cinema, which offer a wider range of styles.
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