Momo

Kinderfilm Momo – Michael Ende ⇐ Der Film mit Radost Bockel und Armin Müller-Stahl, sowie Mario Adorf und John Huston. Momo ist ein im Jahr 1973 erschienener Roman von Michael Ende. Der Titel bezeichnet die Hauptperson, der Untertitel lautet: Die seltsame Geschichte von den Zeit-Dieben und von dem Kind, das den Menschen die gestohlene Zeit zurückbrachte.…

Alice Munro – Too Much Happiness

The worlds that Alice Munro creates in her stories are bound largely by the landscape of Southwestern Ontario during the author’s lifetime, and by the people who inhabit that landscape. This might seem like a narrow canvas, but Ms Munro’s insight into her characters’ minds and hearts, her illumination of human emotion and human deception,…

Intouchable

  ‘’Dear Wani, May I have the soft copy of your reflective journal? It’s brilliantly written and comes as a very pleasant surprise for me as your teacher. Perhaps it’s because you’re so soft-spoken (well, at least most of the time) and I had no idea of the ability you have within you. Anyway, your…

Onegin

Eugene Onegin is a novel in verse written by Alexander Pushkin. It is a classic of Russian literature, and its eponymous protagonist has served as the model for a number of Russian literary heroes. The story tells of mousy Tatiana, who falls in love with Onegin, a wealthy young poseur, and is cruelly spurned by…

Free China – The Courage to Believe

    The film reveals the violations of human rights, which are still common practice in today‘s China. The documentary explores the conditions in the Chinese re-education program, the brutality of an authoritarian state to tens of millions of adherents of Falun Gong, as well as the efforts of their supporters to stop the persecution  The…

The Importance of Being Earnest,by Oscar Wilde

    One of the most interesting aspects of this play is the total absence of either virtue or evil. In earlier Wilde plays, like Lady Windermere’s Fan and An Ideal Husband, he includes acts of kindness—usually on the part of the dandy, who steps in and saves the hero and heroine from some looming…