Film Reviews

942 film reviews available in total starting from 01/03/2005. Last updated on 24/05/2018. 181 film reviews inserted in the last 12 months.

Khadak by Jessica Woodworth, Peter Brosens

13/02/2007

Khadak, screened at Venice (Lion of the Future Award), Toronto and Sundance, has won over audiences with its poetic portrayal - a blend of dreams and memories - of the sad reality of Mongolia  

Khadak

Khadak

12:08 East of Bucharest by Corneliu Porumboiu

08/01/2007

In his depiction of a small Romanian town and its inhabitants, Corneliu Porumboiu has made an appealing, farcical, tender, deep and philosophical comedy  

A fost sau n-a fost?

A fost sau n-a fost?

Demented by Laurent Achard

31/12/2006

Second feature by a multi-award winning director that is a sharp portrait of a universe of unhappiness  

Le dernier des fous

Le dernier des fous

After the Wedding by Susanne Bier

20/12/2006

A family thrown into chaos after traumatic revelations, the fragility of life and people’s ability to cope (or not) with difficult choices are common themes in Susanne Bier's films  

Efter Brylluppet

Efter Brylluppet

Pingpong by Matthias Luthardt

17/12/2006

Subtle and cruel variations beneath a polished veneer of social appearances mark the promising beginnings of a young German director  

Pingpong

Pingpong

My Brother is Getting Married by Jean-Stéphane Bron

17/12/2006

The gentle face-lift, between burlesque and drama, of a Swiss family with as many cracks as the postcards religiously hanging in a Vietnamese house  

Mon frère se marie

Mon frère se marie

A Soap by Pernille Fischer Christensen

12/12/2006

A striking feature debut by the new visionary Danish filmmaker Pernille Fischer Christensen  

En Soap

En Soap

Esma's Secret by Jasmila Zbanic

05/12/2006

Jasmila Zbanic's directorial debut is not a typical film about war, but rather a story about the devastating emotional consequences of it and the way to escape from them  

Grbavica

Grbavica

Requiem by Hans-Christian Schmid

17/11/2006

A tragic event still that many still remember in Germany, as told by one of contemporary cinema’s most promising directors  

Requiem

Requiem

Along the Ridge by Kim Rossi Stuart

08/11/2006

In writing about this surprising debut - which had its baptism by fire at the Directors' Fortnight of the 2006 Cannes Film Festival - several critics have made references to Francois Truffaut  

Anche libero va bene

Anche libero va bene