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byronic's rating of the film The Imperialists Are Still Alive!

With a title straight from Jean-Luc Godard’s La Chinoise, The Imperialists! wears its cinéphile heart on its sleeve. Its characters inhabit a world of indie/alt art and underground fashion movida which could have been concocted by the love-child of Fassbinder and Almodovar, shot by first-time director Zeina Durra on 16mm handheld camera – a retro nod to John Cassavates (see full review http://bit.ly/dH5V2r)