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Arras 2018

Liina Trishkina-Vanhatalo  • Director of Take It or Leave It

Interview: Liina Trishkina-Vanhatalo • Director of Take It or Leave It

"Being a parent goes beyond the simple notions of being a mother or father"

Liina Trishkina-Vanhatalo talks about her first feature film, Take It or Leave It, awarded at Arras and nominated to represent Estonia at the Oscars  

13/11/2018 | Black Nights 2018 | Estonian Film Competition

Sven Taddicken  • Director of The Most Beautiful Couple

Interview: Sven Taddicken • Director of The Most Beautiful Couple

"Can we really forget the bad things people have done to us?"

German director Sven Taddicken talks about his dramatic thriller The Most Beautiful Couple, unveiled at Toronto and screened at Arras  

13/11/2018 | Arras 2018

The Princess Spring wins the Arras Days

The Princess Spring wins the Arras Days

Cagla Zencirci and Guillaume Giovanetti’s project has taken home the main Development Support Grant from the Arras Film Festival, while Panopticon was singled out with another prize  

12/11/2018 | Arras 2018 | Industry/Awards

Jumpman comes out on top at Arras

Jumpman comes out on top at Arras

Ivan I Tverdovsky has taken home the Golden Atlas, while the Silver Atlas went to Daniel Sandu, Take It or Leave It scooped a Special Mention and the Audience Award went to The Eternal Road  

12/11/2018 | Arras 2018 | Awards

Review: The Eternal Road

Review: The Eternal Road

Antti Jussi Annila’s dramatic fictional film, nominated to represent Finland at the Oscars and starring Tommi Korpela, tells the story of an overlooked period of history  

08/11/2018 | Arras 2018

Review: Take It or Leave It

Review: Take It or Leave It

With her first feature, selected as the Estonian Oscar submission, Liina Trishkina-Vanhatalo reveals some very promising talent in her exploration of fatherhood  

08/11/2018 | Black Nights 2018 | Estonian Film Competition

Review: The Little Comrade

Review: The Little Comrade

Moonika Siimets' well-executed first feature employs a child’s perspective to focus on Soviet oppression in Estonia at the beginning of the 1950s  

08/11/2018 | Black Nights 2018 | Estonian Film Competition

Review: Back Home

Review: Back Home

Magdalena Lazarkiewicz’s harsh and poignant film follows the re-appearance of a young woman who strays from her ultra-Catholic family  

07/11/2018 | Arras 2018

Review: Miss Hanoi

Review: Miss Hanoi

Zdenek Viktora’s fresh take on the Eastern European thriller immerses the viewer in a dual investigation in the heart of the Czech Vietnamese community  

06/11/2018 | Arras 2018

Review: Heavy Trip

Review: Heavy Trip

Finnish directors Juuso Laatio and Jukka Vidgren direct a simple and funny first feature about the misadventures of a heavy metal country band  

05/11/2018 | Arras 2018