Eloise Ross reviews Luca Guadagnino’s latest portrait of desire, told with the filmmaker’s unique and detailed attention to place.
A ROAD is a promising debut, weighed down by inexperience from the 23 year old Daichi Sugimoto; whilst establishing the director as someone to keep an eye on in coming years.
WHAT’S IN THE DARKNESS is a stunning piece from Wang Yichun – half-procedural, half-drama – that carries an astounding sense of intimacy, pacing, and consistency for a debut film.
The clarity of what TA’ANG wants to be as a film – and the degree to which it achieves this – results in one of Wang Bing’s most memorable and impressive works to date.
Rachel Lang’s BADEN BADEN is another film following a wayward, floating millenial, but manages to stand out for its imagination and spirit.
Direct from its European premiere at the Berlinale, we catch up with KATE PLAYS CHRISTINE director Robert Greene and actress Kate Lyn Sheil to talk about performance, documentary and the filmmaking process.
Havarie is at once both a stark stylistic experiment and a thoughtful reflection on depictions of Europe’s recent refugee crisis.
Gianfranco Rosi’s powerful, Berlinale Competition-selected documentary FIRE AT SEA depicts the European migrant crisis with a patience, humanity and sensitivity beyond the scope of journalism
Mia Hansen-Løve’s latest is an incredibly rich portrait of transition and possible renewal with a powerful performance from Isabelle Huppert.
Samir’s Iraqi Odyssey is both a highly personal and markedly universal meditation on existing as part of an increasingly broad diaspora of a nation.