MIYAKO YOSHINAGA art prospects is pleased to present Five Drops of Dream, the first United States solo exhibition by renowned film director, Milcho Manchevski. The exhibition is on view from June 7 through July 14, 2012, with an opening reception on Thursday, June7, from 6pm to 8pm. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11am to 6pm.
Milcho Manchevski’s first film Before the Rain (1994) was described by Time magazine as "eerily beautiful” and “stunning,” by Janet Maslin of the New York Times as “sophisticated [and] overwhelming vision," by Roger Ebert as “[a] brilliant directorial debut. Work like this is what keeps me going. A reminder of the nobility that film can attain," by Gene Siskel as "brilliant," by Boston Globe as “bold, hard-hitting, grandly arched, yet intimate and immediate," by the Chicago Tribune as "stunning… work of a filmmaker alive and inventive in every shot he takes." The Washington Post says: "It literally thunders with emotional power." The Toronto Sun: “A profound musing on humanity." The Miami Herald: "Stunning. The sort of remarkable debut that reinstalls faith in the movies’ viability as genuine art. Director Milcho Manchevski has made a debut so astonishingly assured in writing and technique he is guaranteed a footnote in movie history even if he never makes another movie. “