Dear Lupin: I’m very fond of you…

Roger Mortimer was born in 1909, went to Eton, joined the Coldstream Guards, was a prisoner of war and became a correspondent for The Sunday Times. His son Charlie was nicknamed by him as Lupin (probably after Mr Pooter’s useless son in The Diary Of a Nobody). Dear Lupin is a great dramatization by Michael…

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Theeb with Jack Fox enchants Venice

Standing ovation and 10 minutes of applause at the 71st Venice International Film Festival for Theeb with Londoner Jack Fox. The Jordan movie, Naji Abu Nowar debut, in competition in the Orizzonti (Horizons) section has won audiences hearts and found an almost certain Italian distribution. Theeb tells the story of a boy who is living,…