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Deerskin - by Quentin Dupieux - CANNES 2019: Quentin Dupieux delivers a brilliantly refined film, between an absurdist comedy and a realistic drama about madness, with Jean Dujardin and Adèle Haenel excellent in the lead roles
Deerskin
by Quentin Dupieux
CANNES 2019: Quentin Dupieux delivers a brilliantly refined film, between an absurdist comedy and a realistic drama about madness, with Jean Dujardin and Adèle Haenel excellent in the lead roles
Dirty God - by Sacha Polak - With a mesmerising soundtrack and stunning visuals, Sacha Polak brings us a story about finding inner strength in her English-language debut
Dirty God
by Sacha Polak
With a mesmerising soundtrack and stunning visuals, Sacha Polak brings us a story about finding inner strength in her English-language debut
One Day - by Zsófia Szilágyi - CANNES 2018: Zsófia Szilágyi’s first full-length film heaves with tension and a keen sense of realism, following the daily grind of a woman and mother on the verge of breaking down
One Day
by Zsófia Szilágyi
CANNES 2018: Zsófia Szilágyi’s first full-length film heaves with tension and a keen sense of realism, following the daily grind of a woman and mother on the verge of breaking down
I Lost My Body - by Jérémy Clapin - CANNES 2019: Animation sends sparks flying on the Croisette with the feature debut from French director Jérémy Clapin, a moving, inventive, and prodigious gem of storytelling
I Lost My Body
by Jérémy Clapin
CANNES 2019: Animation sends sparks flying on the Croisette with the feature debut from French director Jérémy Clapin, a moving, inventive, and prodigious gem of storytelling
Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles - by Salvador Simó - Salvador Simó adapts Fermín Solís’ comic book of the same name into a film, adding colour as well as images from Land Without Bread, the documentary directed by Luis Buñuel in 1933
Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles
by Salvador Simó
Salvador Simó adapts Fermín Solís’ comic book of the same name into a film, adding colour as well as images from Land Without Bread, the documentary directed by Luis Buñuel in 1933
O Beautiful Night - by Xaver Böhm - BERLIN 2019: Young Berlin-based German filmmaker Xaver Böhm has created a deeply romantic journey through the night, which resembles a flamboyant baroque painting
O Beautiful Night
by Xaver Böhm
BERLIN 2019: Young Berlin-based German filmmaker Xaver Böhm has created a deeply romantic journey through the night, which resembles a flamboyant baroque painting
Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love - by Nick Broomfield - Nick Broomfield tackles the relationship between Leonard Cohen and Marianne Ihlen in this heartfelt, touching and romantic documentary
Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love
by Nick Broomfield
Nick Broomfield tackles the relationship between Leonard Cohen and Marianne Ihlen in this heartfelt, touching and romantic documentary
Diego Maradona - by Asif Kapadia - CANNES 2019: In this documentary of two halves, Asif Kapadia pits the loveable, vulnerable Diego against the less endearing public figure of Maradona
Diego Maradona
by Asif Kapadia
CANNES 2019: In this documentary of two halves, Asif Kapadia pits the loveable, vulnerable Diego against the less endearing public figure of Maradona

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Zombi Child - by Bertrand Bonello - CANNES 2019: Bertrand Bonello puts his name to a film steeped in the occult and brilliant despite its simple façade, blurring the boundaries between times and worlds
Zombi Child
by Bertrand Bonello
CANNES 2019: Bertrand Bonello puts his name to a film steeped in the occult and brilliant despite its simple façade, blurring the boundaries between times and worlds
Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin - by Werner Herzog - Werner Herzog fashions a warm documentary tribute to his great friend and fellow maverick, British travel writer Bruce Chatwin
Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin
by Werner Herzog
Werner Herzog fashions a warm documentary tribute to his great friend and fellow maverick, British travel writer Bruce Chatwin
MOTHER - by Kristof Bilsen - Kristof Bilsen’s beautiful doc focuses on a caregiver in Chiang Mai, Thailand, who works in a home for European Alzheimer’s sufferers
MOTHER
by Kristof Bilsen
Kristof Bilsen’s beautiful doc focuses on a caregiver in Chiang Mai, Thailand, who works in a home for European Alzheimer’s sufferers
My Father the Spy - by Gints Grube, Jaak Kilmi - This compelling documentary by Gints Grube and Jaak Kilmi takes a look at the secret life of a Cold War double agent as his daughter sets out on a journey into the past
My Father the Spy
by Gints Grube, Jaak Kilmi
This compelling documentary by Gints Grube and Jaak Kilmi takes a look at the secret life of a Cold War double agent as his daughter sets out on a journey into the past
The White Crow - by Ralph Fiennes - Ralph Fiennes’ third directorial outing recounts the defection of Russian dancer Rudolf Nureyev as a Cold War ballet
The White Crow
by Ralph Fiennes
Ralph Fiennes’ third directorial outing recounts the defection of Russian dancer Rudolf Nureyev as a Cold War ballet
Dolce Fine Giornata - by Jacek Borcuch - Sundance regular Jacek Borcuch comes back to Park City with an alluring film, yet one that is loaded with profound questions about European identity
Dolce Fine Giornata
by Jacek Borcuch
Sundance regular Jacek Borcuch comes back to Park City with an alluring film, yet one that is loaded with profound questions about European identity
Away - by Gints Zilbalodis - The production history of this feature by Latvian animator Gints Zilbalodis is fascinating, but it’s what finally made it to the big screen that truly impresses
Away
by Gints Zilbalodis
The production history of this feature by Latvian animator Gints Zilbalodis is fascinating, but it’s what finally made it to the big screen that truly impresses
Kemp. My Best Dance Is Yet to Come - by Edoardo Gabbriellini - Italian actor-director Edoardo Gabbriellini delivers a great documentary, competing in Bologna’s Biografilm Festival, in which contemporary dance icon Lindsay Kemp tells his own story
Kemp. My Best Dance Is Yet to Come
by Edoardo Gabbriellini
Italian actor-director Edoardo Gabbriellini delivers a great documentary, competing in Bologna’s Biografilm Festival, in which contemporary dance icon Lindsay Kemp tells his own story
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