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April and the Extraordinary World / Songs from the Second Floor

Comic artist Jacques Tardi is little known in the U.S but revered in his native France. His expressionistic, historical graphic novels are the inspiration for the new animated film APRIL & THE EXTRAORDINARY WORLD, which just opened in limited release. Adam and Josh review, plus preview the Chicago Critics Film Festival and discuss the first film in their Contemporary Nordic Cinema Marathon – Swedish director Roy Andersson's SONGS FROM THE SECOND FLOOR.

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0:00-2:08 - Billboard / Sponsors

2:08-19:09 - "April & The Extraordinary World"

19:09-20:26 - Sponsors

20:26-32:58 - Notes / Massacre Theatre

32:58-49:52 - Chicago Critics Film Festival

49:52-53:22 - Donations

53:22-1:15:37 - "Songs from the Second FLoor"

1:15:37-1:27:31 - Close / Random Chatter

MUSIC

- Lykke Li

LINKS / NOTES

- MT winner: Elise Mugge

- Josh's review of "April and the Extraordinary World"

- Josh's review of "High-Rise"

- Chicago Critics Film Festival

- Adam's Top 5 CCFF Movies: Little Men, In a Valley of Violence, War On Everyone, Operator, Lo and Behold

- Josh's review of "Songs from the Second Floor"

- How to Design a Website for Your Film

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