Focus on Italy: L’Attesa

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Our series of features focusing on Italian cinema begins with Noel Megahey’s reflections on L’ATTESA, based on a play by Luigi Pirandello.


El Hombre Que Cuida (The Caretaker)

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A dark story in a beautiful setting, Mike Boyd finds EL HOMBRE QUE CUIDA unsettling but highly engaging, at the Durban International Film Festival.


Kati Kati

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An extraordinary work of film art, using classic techniques to tell a beautiful and thought-provoking story, says Mike Boyd at the Durban International Film Festival.


Liyana

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An inspirational tale of a group of children brought together by a fictional character, showing the power of storytelling, says Mike Boyd at the Durban International Film Festival.


Inxeba (The Wound)

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A brave and fascinating film that tackles a culturally sensitive subject, concludes Mike Boyd at the Durban International Film Festival.


Papeli (Butterfly)

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This beautiful, slow-moving meditation on rural family life in Iran is stunningly photographed, says Mike Boyd at the Durban International Film Festival.


The African Who Wanted to Fly

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An extraordinary tale of a Gabonese martial arts champion, told with warmth and humour, says Mike Boyd from the Durban International Film Festival.


Durban International Film Festival (DIFF)

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Mike Boyd is at the Durban International Film Festival, the largest and longest-running film festival in Africa.


Cannes Diary 2017 #2

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Read parts 3 and 4 of John Cheshire’s Take One diary, written in the queues at this year’s Cannes Film Festival


The Square

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All hail this year’s Palme d’Or winner at the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival! Our Student Writer, Darius Azadeh, saw the film in the South of France and shares his review exclusively on Take One.


The Beguiled

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Would you let a blue-bellied Yankee-doodle dandy into your school for girls? John Cheshire reviews Sofia Coppola’s latest feature film, premiering at the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival.


How To Talk To Girls At Parties

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Punk rock rules! There are extra-terrestrial goings on in Croydon as John Cheshire discovers, reviewing John Cameron Mitchell’s latest feature film at Cannes Film Festival.


Harry’s Festival Experience

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The first diary entry from Harry Jones, one of the two ARU student journalists who won a place with Take One at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.


An Italian with a movie camera

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As Dario Argento’s cult classic Suspiria (1977) is on its way to re-boot central this year, let’s take a look back at the giallo and horror filmmaker as we come full circle with the impending re-make of one of his most iconic films. Suspiria, a film, before watching it, audiences had likely caught glimpses of [...]


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T2 TRAINSPOTTING | TakeOneCFF.com

Jim Ross examines the unique place of TRAINSPOTTING in Scottish pop culture and how T2 TRAINSPOTTING captures the progression of a nation since the original