Generational and class divisions are the terrain upon which Zvyangintsev constructs his vision of ‘the cruel laws of reality’.
Bryn Higgins’ first feature UNCONDITIONAL is a remarkable and novel entry into the contemporary landscape of British cinema, with a very sensitive script, a highly dynamic cinematography and an amazing cast. The opening sequence in a shopping centre, where twin brothers Owen (Harry McEntire) and Kristen (Madeleine Clark) are buying groceries, frames the basic needs [...]
Loreta Gandolfi reviews THE SOURCE, and finds a beautifully shot film from Radu Mihaileanu with a strong performance by the cast.
Loreta Gandolfi spoke to Luc Dardenne at the Cambridge Arts Picture House before the screening of his latest film THE KID WITH A BIKE.
THE KID WITH A BIKE marks Belgian brothers Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne’s return to one of their most cherished themes: childhood in its troubling facets.
When Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Russia’s richest oligarch, began to support Russia’s political opposition and challenged Vladimir Putin in a televised debate, he set in motion a series of events that will resonate for years to come.
Loreta Gandolfi reviews Verena Freytag’s emotionally charged portrayal of unconditional love and coming of age.
Part of the 31st Cambridge Film Festival’s retrospective on the Dutch film director Jos Stelling, THE ILLUSIONIST (1984) sets the spectator straight away into an oneiric world in pure Fellinian vein.
Ana Garcia’s Gibraltar sets out a journey into the complex history produced by the hate and love between England and Spain on this territory.