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    Saturday, August 30, 2014 ·

    Jim rediscovers the small delights — and irritations — of the Cambridge Film Festival.

    Editor’s Blog — Saturday 30th August: Day 3

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    Saturday, August 30, 2014 ·

    Jennifer Aniston may be one of the brightest lights in LIFE OF CRIME, according to Andrew Nickolds.

    Life of Crime

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    Saturday, August 30, 2014 ·

    Jack Toye spoke to filmmaker Leah Meyerhoff and sound mixer Joe Stillwater about I BELIEVE IN UNICORNS, screening at Cambridge Film Festival this year.

    Interview with Leah Meyerhoff

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    Saturday, August 30, 2014 ·

    NINGEN delights in a type of storytelling so refreshing in its refusal to be defined by simple morals, neat endings and tied up plots, writes Sarah Dillon.


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    Saturday, August 30, 2014 ·

    TIR makes the most of the mundane, according to Andrew Nickolds.


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    Saturday, August 30, 2014 ·

    The start of a highly promising odd-couple detective partnership, according to Stephen Watson.

    The Keeper of Lost Causes

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    Saturday, August 30, 2014 ·

    NIGHT MOVES grips the audience with ever-increasing tension, according to Jim Ross.

    Night Moves

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    Friday, August 29, 2014 ·

    Bucket List of the Festival. If you don’t do it you’ll be forcibly removed from the Picturehouse!

    Editors’ Blog — Friday 29th August: Day 2

Friday, August 22, 2014

Short Fusion: Petit Frere

“Youth” comedy can often feel forced. PETIT FRÈRE, however, feels easy and fresh. Robbie Griffiths spoke to director Rémi St-Michel about his short film.

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Free Range/Ballad On Approving Of The World

Woollen tank-tops have never looked so cool, writes Edd Elliott.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Short Fusion: Baby Mary

We spoke to Kris Swanberg about her short BABY MARY, in which a little girl in Chicago takes a neglected toddler under her wing.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Short Fusion: Charlie Says

CHARLIE SAYS tells the brooding story of a young boy, and the consequences of a (relatively) innocent lie he tells while on holiday with his family. See it at CFF2014.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014


A film where nothing (and yet everything) happens, Cesc Gay’s FICTION is intensely – and authentically – romantic, writes Rebecca Naughten. See it at CFF2014.

Monday, August 18, 2014

The Mad Magician

Elegant little period shocker, with a nicely modulated performance by Vincent Price, and which gives a whole new meaning to ‘Buzz-Kill’, writes Stephen Watson.

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Short Fusion: Cowboy Ben

A man drinks with his friend in a bar on his birthday… but all is not as it seems. COWBOY BEN screens as part of CFF2014′s short film strand.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Finding Vivian Maier

An air of French sophistication, intense privacy, a peripatetic pack-rat’s mound of carefully packed-up junk and a camera around her neck. FINDING VIVIAN MAIER.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Interview with Dunstan Bruce

We spoke to the director of A CURIOUS LIFE about his documentary following folk-punk rockers The Levellers, which screens at Cambridge Film Fest this year.

Friday, August 15, 2014

The Rover

David Michôd brings a new dimension to a dystopic genre that has had so much exploration already – think post-apocalyptic OF MICE AND MEN, says Jack McCurdy.