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Sundance 2018 / World Cinema Dramatic Competition

Gustav Möller  • Director

Interview: Gustav Möller • Director

“I am a strong believer in boundaries to enhance creativity”

Cineuropa chatted to first-time director Gustav Möller about his one-set thriller The Guilty and what makes it so compelling for the audience  

05/06 | Transilvania 2018 | Competition

Ísold Uggadóttir • Director

Interview: Ísold Uggadóttir • Director

"I've grown a bit weary of the romanticism of Icelandic nature"

Ísold Uggadóttir’s debut feature and Sundance winner, And Breathe Normally had its local premiere in Iceland last week. We had some questions for the director  

16/03 | Sundance 2018 | World Cinema Dramatic Competition

Time Share: A resort with hints of The Shining and The Lobster

Time Share: A resort with hints of The Shining and The Lobster

Mexican director Sebastián Hofmann’s sophomore effort is a beguiling absurdist horror, which world-premiered at Sundance  

29/01 | Sundance 2018 | World Cinema Dramatic Competition

Butterflies: A tragicomic family reunion

Butterflies: A tragicomic family reunion

Turkish filmmaker Tolga Karaçelik's third feature is an engaging and amusing, if sometimes unbalanced, combination of drama and comedy  

26/01 | Sundance 2018 | World Cinema Dramatic Competition

And Breathe Normally: It’s just the system

And Breathe Normally: It’s just the system

Icelandic debutant Ísold Uggadóttir delivers a realistic social drama that tackles all the key issues that a local community is struggling with as it deals with the refugee crisis for the first time  

22/01 | Sundance 2018 | World Cinema Dramatic Competition

Review: The Guilty

Review: The Guilty

Debutant Gustav Möller introduces a crime-thriller that revitalises “Scandi noir” by offering a new approach to building tension and suspense through sound  

22/01 | Sundance 2018 | World Cinema Dramatic Competition

Holiday: Where you gonna run to?

Holiday: Where you gonna run to?

Swedish filmmaker Isabella Eklöf delivers a subtle, divisive critique on today’s prevalent materialism and female exploitation, seen through the eyes of a subversive heroine  

22/01 | Sundance 2018 | World Cinema Dramatic Competition

Review: Pity

Review: Pity

Greek filmmaker Babis Makridis delivers his sophomore feature, a bleak, deadpan comedy that plays with the theme of sorrow in an absurdly realistic environment  

20/01 | Sundance 2018 | World Cinema Dramatic Competition

Babis Makridis  • Director

Interview: Babis Makridis • Director

“In my next movie, everyone will smile constantly!”

We sat down with Greek writer-director Babis Makridis to talk about his sophomore feature, Pity  

19/01 | Sundance 2018 | World Cinema Dramatic Competition