Jeremy Elphick speaks with director Denis Côté, whose unique bodybuilding film A Skin So Soft screened this month at Locarno Film Festival and Melbourne International Film Festival.
Jeremy Elphick speaks with Nelson Carlo De Los Santos Arias, whose debut feature is one of the most original and striking works at Locarno this year.
Jeremy Elphick provides a thorough overview of the characteristically dense and exciting program for the 2017 Locarno Film Festival.
We wrap up our extensive coverage of the 69th Locarno Film Festival with reflections on our favourites parts of the festival and excerpts from the various interviews we conducted throughout.
THE ORNITHOLOGIST is one of Joao Pedro Rodrigues’ most conceptually impressive films, cementing him as one of Portugal’s most captivating filmmakers.
BANGKOK NITES certifies Katsuya Tomita as one of Japan’s most important filmmakers working today, as a winding, layered, and thought-provoking meditation on history and identity.
Anocha Suwichakornpong’s first feature since her 2009 debut MUNDANE HISTORY is a compelling portrayal of creative process and the inability to transcend Earthly limitations.
LA PRUNELLE DE MES YEUX is an unusually self-aware romantic comedy from La Lettre du Cinéma critic turned director, Axelle Ropert.
CORRESPONDÊNCIAS is an alluring look at epistolary intimacies, that unfortunately alienates in its obtuseness and length.
We spoke to Akihiko Shiota at Locarno to talk about his latest film WET WOMAN IN THE WIND, the roman porno genre that it seeks to remould, and the manner in which Shiota approached making such a particular film.