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The Hypnosis (Hypnosen)

Ernst de Geer
2024

Victor Fraga - 20-06-2024

Awkwardness reigns supreme, in this very Scandinavian drama about a young woman "transformed" by a single hypnosis session - in Competition at the 23rd edition of Tiff Romania [Read More...]

The Man With A Thousand Faces (L’homme aux Mille Visages)

Sonia Kronlund
2024

Eoghan Lyng - 20-06-2024

A surgeon, an engineer and a boyfriend deceive a convoy of women in this probing French doc about a multifaceted conman - from the 32nd edition of the UK's favourite indie festival, Raindance [Read More...]

The Dreamer (L’homme d’Argile)

Anaïs Tellenne
2024

Victor Fraga - 19-06-2024

French artist becomes infatuated with the non-conventional body of a one-eyed man, and proceeds to immortalise her ageing subject - exquisite however languid French drama in in Competition at the 23rd edition of Tiff Romania [Read More...]

The Other Son (El Otro Hijo)

Juan Sebastián Quebrada
2024

Victor Fraga - 18-06-2024

Colombian teen grapples with grief and guilt after his brother's untimely death, in this tale of fraternal love, complicity, and tacit rivalry - in competition at the 32nd edition of Tiff Romania [Read More...]

The Exorcism

Joshua John Miller
2024

Susanne Gottlieb - 18-06-2024

Banking on Russell Crowe’s newfound love relationship with b-horror, this new flick (about a troubled actor shooting a supernatural film) has virtually nothing to offer viewers - in cinemas on Friday, June 21st [Read More...]

Day Tripper

Yanqi Chen
2024

Victor Fraga - 18-06-2024

Wacky, deadpan comedy traverses an ordinary winter day inside a heavily polluted city of Northern China - from the 32nd edition of Tiff Romania [Read More...]

What You See of Me

Isabelle Caps-Kuhn
2024

Paul Risker - 18-06-2024

German drama about open relationships treats its characters' vulnerability with respect, and asks profound questions without exacting judgment - premieres at the 32nd Raindance Film Festival. [Read More...]

My Killer Buddy (Io e il Secco)

Gianluca Santoni
2024

Victoria Luxford - 17-06-2024

Revenge, imagination, and fatherhood are all explored in this emotionally charged drama from Italy, playing at the 32nd edition of the Raindance Film Festival [Read More...]

Summer Brother (Zomervacht)

Joren Molter
2024

Victor Fraga - 17-06-2024

Young Brian must look after his severely disabled brother, after his careless father "borrows" him for a scorching summer in a chaotic trailer park - gentle and raw drama is in Competition at the 23rd edition of Tiff Romania [Read More...]

Girls Will Be Girls

Shuchi Talati
2024

Victor Fraga - 17-06-2024

Gifted teen decides to explore her sexuality at her own accord, but any missteps could have serious consequences for her and her family's honour - Indian coming-of-age drama is in Competition at Tiff Romania [Read More...]

The Performance

Shira Piven
2024

Victor Fraga - 16-06-2024

Jewish American tap dancer has to stomp his way to the top of the Nazi regime, in what's possibly the worst film adaptation of Arthur Miller ever made - from the 23rd edtion of Tiff Romania [Read More...]

1286

Alisher Utev
2024

Victor Fraga - 16-06-2024

Sombre and elegiac Kazakh drama observes the shocking repercussions of modern-day slavery, and unbridled sadism - from the 23rd edition of Tiff Romania [Read More...]

Infested (Vermine)

Sébastien Vaniček
2024

Victor Fraga - 16-06-2024

Claustrophobic spider horror keeps viewers on the edge of their seat, as flesh-eating arachnids terrify a suburban council block in France - from the 23rd edition of Tiff Romania [Read More...]

Sleep

Jason Yu
2023

Paul Risker - 16-06-2024

Korean comedy horror about sleep-walking mixes art with life, and nightmare with reality, before lapsing into banality - premieres at the 32nd Raindance Film Festival. [Read More...]

DogMan

Luc Besson
2024

Victor Fraga - 15-06-2024

Luc Besson's fanciful and bizarre allegory of animal love and crossdressing is resolutely barking mad - "French" film opens the 23rd edition of Tiff Romania [Read More...]

When Evil Lurks (Cuando Acecha la Maldad)

Demián Rugna
2024

Victor Fraga - 15-06-2024

Argentinean horror offers a "rotten" twist on the well-worn zombie genre, in a movie as mangled and gruelling as the victims portrayed - from the 23rd edition of Tiff Romania [Read More...]

Handling the Undead (Håndtering av Udøde)

Thea Hvistendahl
2024

Daniel Theophanous - 13-06-2024

Norwegian director reinvents the zombie movie, replacing gore with tragic and decaying existences - from Sundance London [Read More...]

Searching for Amani

Debra Aroko
Nicole Gormley
2024

Victoria Luxford - 12-06-2024

Murder, climate change and hope all play a big part in a bereaved young Kenyan’s search for the truth - touching documentary premieres at the 32nd Raindance Film Festival [Read More...]


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Sting Like a Bee
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Animal
Sofia Exarchou's filthy genius sophomore feature exposes the animalistic routine of resort animateurs in Greece - from the 32nd edition of Raindance [Read More...]

Satu – Year of the Rabbit
Two starry-eyed fantasists help each other as they face the bumpy road ahead, in this classic coming-of-age tale set in the mountains and the jungle of Northern Laos - from the 32nd edition of Raindance [Read More...]

Ama Gloria
Six-year-old Cléo isn't ready to give up her nanny Gloria, so they spend their last summer together on an island haunted by colonialism - from the 32nd edition of Raindance [Read More...]

Sisterhood (HLM Pussy)
Building upon the principles of #MeToo, Nora El Hourch demonstrates that female emancipation often comes from a place of privilege - French-Moroccan drama premieres in the 32nd edition of Raindance [Read More...]

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