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Janet Planet

Annie Baker
2024

Daniel Theophanous - 22-07-2024

Long summer at home tests mother-daughter relationship, in this impressive American drama focused on the unsaid, the insinuated and the minute details - in cinemas on Friday, July 19th [Read More...]

This Closeness

Kit Zauhar
2024

André Vital Pardue - 15-07-2024

Awkward and bizarre Airbnb interactions offer commentary on forged intimacy, in this micro-budget, sharp American indie - available now on Mubi [Read More...]

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...]


Other Reviews

The Human Hibernation
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)
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)
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)
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
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
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
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...]

Life (Hayat)
Desperate young man travels from small-town Turkey to Istanbul in the hope of finding his missing fiancee, in this "dreamy" portrayal of love and deception - in the Official Competition of the 2nd Mediterrane Film Festival [Read More...]

Tuesday
Desperate mother refuses to accept the fate of her terminally-ill daughter, as a creepy bird become a proxy for Death - surreal teen fantasy drama is in the Official Competition of the 2nd Mediterrane Film Festival [Read More...]

A New Kind of Wilderness
Off-the-grid family are forced to return to civilisation after the mother tragically passes away - Norwegian documentary shows in the 2nd Mediterrane Fillm Festival [Read More...]

Palazzina LAF
Factory cleaner is "promoted" to spy level in order to rat on his colleagues, in this real-life working class drama from Italy - from the Official Competition of the 2nd Mediterrane Film Festival, in Malta [Read More...]

To a Land Unknown
Transactional human beings and accidental places: Palestinian refugees resort to a life of crime in order to survive and be reunited with their loved ones in Europe - in the Official Competition of the 2nd Mediterrane Film Festival, in Malta [Read More...]

Mother, Country (El Pais de Mi Madre)
Pablo Navarrete focuses on his family in a simple yet poignant story about Chile’s traumatic past [Read More...]

Out of Season (Hors-Saison)
Regret and nostalgia dominate Stéphane Brizé's breezy tale of unrequited love - from the 2nd Mediterrane Film Festival, in Malta [Read More...]

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