Film Reviews

916 film reviews available in total starting from 01/03/2005. Last updated on 23/05/2018. 159 film reviews inserted in the last 12 months.

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The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki by Juho Kuosmanen

19/05/2016

CANNES 2016: An atmospheric nose-dive into black and white in the wake of a boxer on the brink of victory for Finnish director Juho Kuosmanen’s debut feature  

Hymyilevä Mies

Hymyilevä Mies

Happy as Lazzaro by Alice Rohrwacher

14/05/2018

CANNES 2018: Alice Rohrwacher is back in Cannes’ Competition with an uneven, but wildly interesting, story based on true events that proves she is only just getting warmed up as a storyteller  

Lazzaro felice

Lazzaro felice

Happy End by Michael Haneke

22/05/2017

CANNES 2017: After winning two Palmes d’Or, the Austrian filmmaker is back, in a somewhat icy setting, to working with the more familiar themes of his films before The White Ribbon  

Happy End

Happy End

My Happy Family by Nana Ekvtimishvili, Simon Groß

23/01/2017

Duo Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Gross are back with a magnificent portrait of a woman in search of freedom, directed with subtle mastery  

Chemi Bednieri Ojakhi

Chemi Bednieri Ojakhi

Le Havre by Aki Kaurismäki

02/12/2011

Masterful elegance, detached humour and subtle political engagement. The great forgotten one in the Cannes 2011 prize list.  

Le Havre

Le Havre

Heading South by Laurent Cantet

22/01/2006

A plunge into the frontier between luxury and poverty, based on cut-price sentiments and dangerous mysteries. With all the talent of a filmmaker who navigates through numerous levels of perception  

Vers le sud

Vers le sud

Heal the Living by Katell Quillévéré

04/09/2016

VENICE 2016: Katell Quillévéré successfully pulls off a moving and enthralling adaptation of the novel by Maylis de Kerangal, which was showcased at Venice and is in competition at Toronto  

Réparer les vivants

Réparer les vivants

Heartstone by Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson

02/09/2016

VENICE 2016: Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson’s debut film centres around two teenagers in the delicate and cruel transition to adulthood, and is the first Icelandic film to feature at the festival  

Hjartasteinn

Hjartasteinn

Heil by Dietrich Brüggemann

06/07/2015

KARLOVY VARY 2015: The latest film by the director of the Silver Bear-winning Stations of the Cross is a breathless farce about the absurdity of neo-Nazis and other ultra-right-wing groups  

Heil

Heil

Helen by Christine Molloy, Joe Lawlor

21/04/2009

A subtle, melancholy and elegiac debut feature, exploring the nature of identity, solitude and above all the quest for love in all its forms  

Helen

Helen