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Review ‘From Dawn Till Noon on the Sea’: a compelling Japanese drama about loneliness and redemption

Receiving its world premiere at the Oldenburg International Film Festival, From sunrise to noon the sea proves to be a quietly unnerving and ultimately...

Review ‘Willie and Me’: a disarmingly silly piece of Americana, served in German style

German actress Eva Hassmann has created a compelling showcase for herself with her feature film debut as writer, producer, director and star. As...

Review ‘Society of the Snow’: JA Bayona combines visceral action with existential despair in an overlong but affecting survival thriller

The 1972 disaster in which Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 crashed in a remote part of the Andes while a rugby team, their friends...

‘Wilderness’ review: Amazon adultery thriller is somehow too junky and not junky enough

The opening shot of Amazon Wilderness shows a disproportionately large spider - probably, for thematic reasons, a black widow, but I'm no arachnologist -...

‘The Wait’ review: A genre-jumping exercise with more style than substance

In his director's statement for The wait (La Espera), F. Javier Gutiérrez describes his latest feature as a “slow, supernatural neo-Western set in 1970s...

‘Coup!’ Review: Peter Sarsgaard is a winning trickster in a funny and light-hearted look at class conflict

although Coup! has a small cast and is set largely in a remote country house during the 1918 flu pandemic. It packs plenty of...

Review ‘Shoshana’: Michael Winterbottom’s deft examination of love and activism under British rule of Palestine

It sometimes seems as if prolific British director Michael Winterbottom has attempted just about every major type of film except light opera, shark attack...


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