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The ugly face of female violence, from the horse’s mouth

 

Redmond Bacon - 23-03-2022

Inspired by producer Bayan Maxatkyzy's own brutal experience, Kazakh drama Happiness takes an unflinching look at life under shocking misogyny; Redmond Bacon analyses the film while also interviewing the woman behind it [Read More...]

The weakest Berlinale I’ve ever attended announces its winners…

 

Redmond Bacon - 17-02-2022

Too many middling Franco-German productions soured the party over at the Berlinale Film Festival, resulting in a very poor line-up; and the dirtiest filmmaker left empty-handed! [Read More...]

That Kind of Summer (Un Été Comme Ça)

Denis Côté
2022

Redmond Bacon - 14-02-2022

The latest from the prolific Quebec filmmaker, set in a retreat for sex addiction, is a rigorous step up from his last few films, but lacks true engagement - live from the Berlinale [Read More...]

One Year, One Night (Un año, una noche)

Isaki Lacuesta
2022

Redmond Bacon - 14-02-2022

This Spanish-French production looking at the Bataclan attacks is an important story, but it lacks conviction in its evocation of trauma. [Read More...]

A E I O U – A Quick Alphabet of Love (A E I O U – Das schnelle Alphabet der Liebe)

Nicolette Krebitz
2022

Redmond Bacon - 13-02-2022

A guide to romance, German-style, this is a pleasant enough take on spring-autumn romance with a few fun tricks up its sleeve — live from Berlin! [Read More...]

Return to Dust (Yin Ru Chen Yan)

Li Ruijun
2022

Redmond Bacon - 13-02-2022

A simple, gorgeous and devastating tale set in the parts of China seemingly forgotten by the central government - live from Berlin! [Read More...]

Both Sides of the Blade (Avec Amour et Acharnement)

Claire Denis
2022

Redmond Bacon - 12-02-2022

Even the beautiful Juliette Binoche can't save this letdown from one of the world's greatest directors - now available on VoD [Read More...]

Before, Now & Then (Nana)

Kamila Andini
2022

Redmond Bacon - 12-02-2022

A modest yet highly stylised drama, this Indonesian film seeks to illuminate the nuances of the feminine experience - live from Berlin! [Read More...]

Rimini

Ulrich Seidl
2022

Redmond Bacon - 11-02-2022

The great Austrian director Ulrich Seidl returns with another masterpiece, a character portrait of a man simply too big for one film to contain - on VoD on Monday, September 4th [Read More...]

Stop-Zemlia

Kateryna Gornostai
2021

Redmond Bacon - 05-03-2021

The flush of first love is excellently rendered in this touching Ukrainian coming-of-age drama - live from Berlin [Read More...]

Cryptozoo

Dash Shaw
2021

Redmond Bacon - 05-03-2021

Legendary animals are hunted as weapons in this endlessly inventive American animation with gorgeously arresting visuals - from the Berlinale [Read More...]


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The ugly face of female violence, from the horse’s mouth
Inspired by producer Bayan Maxatkyzy's own brutal experience, Kazakh drama Happiness takes an unflinching look at life under shocking misogyny; Redmond Bacon analyses the film while also interviewing the woman behind it [Read More...]

The weakest Berlinale I’ve ever attended announces its winners…
Too many middling Franco-German productions soured the party over at the Berlinale Film Festival, resulting in a very poor line-up; and the dirtiest filmmaker left empty-handed! [Read More...]

That Kind of Summer (Un Été Comme Ça)
The latest from the prolific Quebec filmmaker, set in a retreat for sex addiction, is a rigorous step up from his last few films, but lacks true engagement - live from the Berlinale [Read More...]

One Year, One Night (Un año, una noche)
This Spanish-French production looking at the Bataclan attacks is an important story, but it lacks conviction in its evocation of trauma. [Read More...]

A E I O U – A Quick Alphabet of Love (A E I O U – Das schnelle Alphabet der Liebe)
A guide to romance, German-style, this is a pleasant enough take on spring-autumn romance with a few fun tricks up its sleeve — live from Berlin! [Read More...]

Return to Dust (Yin Ru Chen Yan)
A simple, gorgeous and devastating tale set in the parts of China seemingly forgotten by the central government - live from Berlin! [Read More...]

Both Sides of the Blade (Avec Amour et Acharnement)
Even the beautiful Juliette Binoche can't save this letdown from one of the world's greatest directors - now available on VoD [Read More...]

Before, Now & Then (Nana)
A modest yet highly stylised drama, this Indonesian film seeks to illuminate the nuances of the feminine experience - live from Berlin! [Read More...]

Rimini
The great Austrian director Ulrich Seidl returns with another masterpiece, a character portrait of a man simply too big for one film to contain - on VoD on Monday, September 4th [Read More...]

Stop-Zemlia
The flush of first love is excellently rendered in this touching Ukrainian coming-of-age drama - live from Berlin [Read More...]

Cryptozoo
Legendary animals are hunted as weapons in this endlessly inventive American animation with gorgeously arresting visuals - from the Berlinale [Read More...]

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