Robert Guediguian salutes Cambridge as “the birthplace of Marxism” – and his film THE SNOWS OF KILIMANJARO, a drama set in the shipyards of Marseille, is vibrant with political argument.
It’s impossible not to warm to COME AS YOU ARE, which takes as its starting-point the defiant cry of “I’m not going to bloody die a virgin!” from Lars, forced into a wheelchair by terminal cancer.
In A CUBE OF SUGAR, screening twice at CFF2012, you get to see a more humane and rounded view of Iranian society. It provides a vivid and moving portrait of family life, writes Mike O’Brien.
THE TEMPTATION OF ST TONY, screening at the Cambridge Film Festival twice, is fresh, bold, stimulating and deliberately provocative, writes Mike O’Brien
All seems to be going to plan for Janne until his carefree, excessive behaviour causes a tragic accident in AVALON … and Axel Petersen’s Scandinavian thriller is not a film of redemption, warns Will Hellbent-Audio.
Rosy Hunt speaks to Richard Heslop about his film FRANK, screening at the Cambridge Film Festival on September 19th, and his career. “I was not a happy bunny when I started writing FRANK – I used it as a kind of therapy to exorcise my demons.”
Hitchcock was a relentless explorer of human limitations – those of his characters, as well as those of his audience. Emma Wilkinson looks at themes of entrapment and suppression in his greatest films.
The debut directorial feature of Austrian actor Karl Markovics is now available on DVD. We’re in a generous mood, so to celebrate the start of the CFF2012, TAKE ONE has two copies to give away.