A fresh take on the ‘coming of age’ teenage archetype and use of social media help MARY IS HAPPY stand out above the sea of pretentious teenage films.
You don’t have to know or even like Nick Cave’s music to be engrossed in 20,000 DAYS ON EARTH – there are simply no dull moments, writes Carya Maharja.
THE POLICE OFFICER’S WIFE wields an enormous amount of power, but it presents a challenge for the viewer in almost every aspect, writes Mark Liversidge.
Carya Maharja looks at four works from recent students at the German Film and Television Academy, and an animation by an independent filmmaker.
Lamprecht never shirks from demonstrating the darker side of life in post-WW1 Berlin in his IN THE SLUMS OF BERLIN, writes Mark Liversidge.
The unpublished story of a musical piece inspired by the sad story of those who had to emigrate from their homeland after the Spanish civil war.
Unusual but charming is Sarah Lambert’s description of ATTILA MARCEL.
SCHOOL OF BABEL, Julie Bertuccelli’s consideration of multicultural Paris, layers the personal stories of children newly-arrived in France.
STATIONS OF THE CROSS is a rigorously structured and shot parable about a teenage girl’s single-minded devotion to her Christian faith.
20,000 DAYS ON EARTH has the feel of a hallucinatory interview, according to Carya Maharja.