Savannah Oakes

Savannah Oakes

Trying to write movies
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"I don't like your phrase."

Please don't yell at me.

Favorite films

  • Strangers on a Train
  • The Firemen's Ball
  • A Separation
  • Clue

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  • Island in Between

    ★★★½

  • Turning Red

    ★★★★

  • The Teachers’ Lounge

    ★★★★

  • Sleeping Beauty

    ★★★★½

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  • The Teachers’ Lounge

    The Teachers’ Lounge

    ★★★★

    "The Teachers’ Lounge” is almost a parable or morality play. The film follows an idealistic teacher, Carla (Leonie Benesch), involved in a series of interrogations involving thefts at her school. Disturbed by the inherent biases–interviewing an immigrant student–involved in the search for the culprit, Carla takes matters into her own hands and uncovers the messy reality of the thefts, but it is everyone’s reactions–students, teachers, parents–to her discovery that focusses the film and sheds new light.

    As revelations unfold and…

  • Boston Strangler

    Boston Strangler

    ★★★

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