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Banzo

Margarida Cardoso
2024

Victor Fraga - 07-07-2024

Very sad disease kills plantation labourers in Africa, in this extremely sombre allegory of Portuguese colonialism - from the Crystal Globe Competition of the 58th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival [Read More...]

Second Chance

Subhadra Mahajan
2024

Victor Fraga - 07-07-2024

Big-city woman escapes to the idyllic Himalayas in order to recover from a physical and also from a psychological wound - Indian drama premieres at the 58th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival [Read More...]

Cabo Negro

Abdellah Taïa
2024

Victor Fraga - 06-07-2024

Two young Moroccans experience homosexual love and prostitution, in this delicate tale of oppression and liberation - from the 58th edition of Karlovy Vary [Read More...]

Nothing in its Place (Hiçbir Sey Yerinde Değil)

Burak Çevik
2024

Victor Fraga - 06-07-2024

Ultranationalists bust left wing pacifist cell, in the real-life story set in Turkey during the late 1970s - from the Proxima Competition of the 58th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival [Read More...]

Tiny Lights (Svetylka)

Beata Parkanová
2024

Victoria Luxford - 05-07-2024

We are invited to view the trials of a family through the eyes of their youngest member - Beata Parkanová’s inventive, thoughtful drama is in the Crystal Globe Competition of the 58th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival [Read More...]

A Sudden Glimpse in Deeper Things

Mark Cousins
2024

Victor Fraga - 04-07-2024

Painting the painter: Mark Cousins's new doc offers a peculiar glimpse into the life and work of Scottish painter Wilhelmina "Willie" Barns-Graham - in the Official Competition of the 58th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival [Read More...]

Rude to Love (Ai ni ranbou)

Yukihiro Morigaki
2024

Victor Fraga - 04-07-2024

Japanese housewife descends into madness after husband threatens to end their childless marriage, and comes up with a very bizarre proposition - in the Official Competition of the 58th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival [Read More...]

The Human Hibernation

Anna Cornudella
2024

Victor Fraga - 04-07-2024

Quiet and exuberant arthouse film ruminates on the sensory bond between humans and animals - from the 58th edition of Karlovy Vary [Read More...]

Pierce (Cì Xin Qiè Gŭ)

Nelicia Low
2024

Victor Fraga - 03-07-2024

Two brothers fence for their dignity, in this strange tale of fraternal loyalty and queer love - in the Official Competition of the 58th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival [Read More...]

Loveable (Elskling)

Lilja Ingolfsdottir
2024

Victor Fraga - 03-07-2024

Maria's perfect, happy marriage begins to collapse for no apparent reason, in this this humanistic Norwegian drama - in the Official Competition of the 58th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival [Read More...]

Stranger (Ju Wai Ren)

Zhengfan Yang
2024

Victor Fraga - 03-07-2024

People find catharsis and oppression within the walls of their hotel room, uuin this mysterious episodic drama from China - at the 58th edition of Karlovy Vary [Read More...]

Trans Memoria

Victoria Verseau
2024

Victoria Luxford - 01-07-2024

Thailand is the setting for a journey of reflection, identity, and pain in a deeply emotional documentary - from 58th Karlovy Vary International Film, Festival [Read More...]

Spheres

Daniel Zimmermann
2024

Victoria Luxford - 01-07-2024

Swiss filmmaker Daniel Zimmermann spins us in circles in this self-describedyy "essay with images" - from the 58th edition of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival [Read More...]

Windless

Pavel G. Vesnakov
2024

Susanne Gottlieb - 01-07-2024

Memories resurface and hell breaks loose when a man returns to his Bulgarian hometown to in order sell his late father’s flat - from the 58th edition of Karlovy Vary [Read More...]
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No film lovers on their underwear: our verdict of the 58th edition of Karlovy Vary

 

Victor Fraga - 08-07-2024

For the first time, DMovies' editor Victor Fraga attends the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, the last one of the large European festivals on his list; these are the winners, our dirty picks, and impressions [Read More...]

Our dirty questions to Mark Cousins

 

Victor Fraga - 05-07-2024

DMovies's editor Victor Fraga interviews Irish director Mark Cousins at Karlovy Vary, where he showcases his latest creation at the Crystal Globe Competition; they talk about the relationship between painting and the moving image, playing films backwards, neurodiversity as a catalyst for creativity, tattoos, the new UK PM, Palestine, and more [Read More...]

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Kneecap

Rich Peppiatt
2024

Daniel Theophanous - 07-06-2024

Irish-singing, insult-hurling, drug-taking and politically incendiary hip-hop band from Belfast earn an adrenaline-inducing piece of autofiction - from the 58th edition of Karlovy Vary [Read More...]

The Dead Don’t Hurt

Viggo Mortensen
2024

Victoria Luxford - 04-06-2024

Part-love story, part-revenge thriller, part-feminist Western revision, Viggo Mortensen's sophomore feature (on the director's seat) shows scrappy ambition, and gets flanked by two stellar performances - in cinemas on Friday, June 7th [Read More...]

All We Imagine As Light

Payal Kapadia
2024

Joshua Polanski - 27-05-2024

Dirty gem from India bludgeons the beauty standards of both Bollywood and Hollywood, while refreshingly allowing women to find pleasure in sex - showing in the 58th edition of Karlovy Vary [Read More...]

The Story of Souleymane (L’Histoire de Souleymane)

Boris Lojkine
2024

Eoghan Lyng - 24-05-2024

Asylum seeker does some deep soul-searching as he prepares for an immigration interview, in a gritty French drama dotted with little gestures of kindness - from the 58th edition of Karlovy Vary [Read More...]

Grand Tour

Miguel Gomes
2024

Victor Fraga - 23-05-2024

Miguel Gomes's new film has the aesthetic ambitions and also some topical similarities with his masterpiece Taboo, yet the soporific travelogue of Asia slips into artistic banality - from the 58th edition of Karlovy Vary [Read More...]

On Becoming a Guinea Fowl (Boku No Ohisama)

Rungano Nyoni
2024

Eoghan Lyng - 19-05-2024

In this dazzlingly inventive African drama, three women are reunited under grief and love - Rungano Nyoni showcases her latest creation in the 58th edition of Karlovy Vary [Read More...]

The Girl with the Needle (Pigen Med Nalen)

Magnus von Horn
2024

Victor Fraga - 18-05-2024

A seamstress faces the terrifying consequences of becoming pregnant by her boss, while an underground adoption agent seeks to relocate babies - Danish fantasy horror with a shocking twist shows in the 58th edition of Karlovy Vary [Read More...]

Holy Cow (Vingt Dieux)

Louise Couvoisier
2024

Eoghan Lyng - 17-05-2024

A bereaved son must make some hard-earned cash, and sees cheese as his answer - from the 58th edition of Karlovy Vary [Read More...]

When the Light Breaks

Rúnar Runarsson
2024

Eoghan Lyng - 16-05-2024

In his cinematic dissertation of grief, Rúnar Rúnarsson focuses his attention on two young women shedding tears for the same person each in their own way - humbling Icelandic drama shows at Karlovy Vary [Read More...]

I Am Not Everything I Want To Be (Ještě Nejsem, Kým Chci Být)

Klára Tasovská 
2024

Agnieszka Piotrowska - 18-02-2024

Czech photographer captures the ordinary lives of her countryfolk, just as major historical events reshape the nation's history - from the 58th edition of Karlovy Vary [Read More...]

A Different Man

Aaron Schimberg
2024

Victor Fraga - 16-02-2024

Wacky American indie sets out to create a modern-day, metalinguistic Beauty and the Beast with real facial disfigurement as a device - from the 58th edition of Karlovy Vary [Read More...]

My Favourite Cake (Keyke Mahboobe Man)

Maryam Moghaddam Behtash Sanaeeha
2024

Victor Fraga - 16-02-2024

Seventy-year-old widow from Iran seeks love and affection in a society that blatantly denies women autonomy, freedom and the simple pleasures of life - gently subversive drama shows in the 58th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival [Read More...]

Steppenwolf

Adilkhan Yerzhanov
2024

Joshua Polanski - 31-01-2024

Adilkhan Yerzhanov's quirky child organ theft drama is highly stylised, violent and visually arresting; it's almost a samurai film - from the 58th edition of Karlovy Vary [Read More...]

In the Land of Brothers

Raha Amirfazli Alireza Ghasemi
2024

Daniel Theophanous - 23-01-2024

Three members of an Afghan family start afresh as refugees in neighbouring Iran, only to find out that international fraternity is an elusive concept - from the 58th edition of Karlovy Vary [Read More...]

Fingernails

Christos Nikou
2023

Victor Fraga - 23-09-2023

Riz Ahmed and Jessie Buckley star in this excruciatingly painful romcom about two "love instructors" who measure romance by ripping out their clients' fingernails - closing film at the 58th edition of Karlovy Vary [Read More...]
Articles - 4 result(s)

Our dirty questions to Simone Baumann

 

Victor Fraga - 18-06-2024

Just as Raindance kicks off with a special celebration of German cinema, we talk to the Managing Director of German Films about the past, the present and the future of movies from the largest country in Europe [Read More...]

Our dirty questions to Giona Nazzaro, Locarno’s Artistic Director

 

Victor Fraga - 14-07-2023

We catch up with the man at the helm of one the world's most diverse and exciting film festivals; he talks their "unpredictable programme", reveals Switzerland's passion for Ken Loach (while comparing his work to Neorealism), shares some of their curating secrets, and much more! [Read More...]

PÖFF’s First Feature Competition: youthful insights from around the world

 

Liván García-Duquesne - 21-10-2022

This year's exciting debut feature selection offers a vast catalogue of intriguing films set to put emerging filmmakers on the map! [Read More...]

Delivering the right film festival, at the right time

 

Victor Fraga - 16-12-2020

Olivier Père, the director of Arte France Cinéma, talks about the latest edition of the online European Film Festival ArteKino, gender parity, the impact of Covid-19 on arthouse films, and much more, in exclusive interview! [Read More...]