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Review: Land of Hope

Review: Land of Hope

Finnish director Markku Pölönen turns back the clock once again with a period drama set between 1945 and 1952 that seems to creak with age but is given a beating heart thanks to Oona Airola  

16/11 | Films | Finland

Review: The Chairs Game

Review: The Chairs Game

Italian-German auteur Lucia Chiarla’s first feature about the distressing life of an author and journalist in her late thirties in Berlin is out now in German cinemas  

15/11 | Films | Germany

Review: Carga

Review: Carga

Portuguese director Bruno Gaston tackles human trafficking in a violent feature debut that brings together an international cast  

13/11 | Films | Portugal

Review: They Shall Not Grow Old

Review: They Shall Not Grow Old

In his new film, Peter Jackson breathes extraordinary life into archive footage of World War I soldiers on the Western Front  

09/11 | Films | UK

Review: Friedkin Uncut

Review: Friedkin Uncut

Italian director Francesco Zippel has made a fun and light-hearted introduction to the cinema of William Friedkin  

08/11 | Films | Italy

Review: X - The eXploited

Review: X - The eXploited

Hungarian filmmaker Károly Ujj Mészáros returns with a dark thriller that sets its heights high with a focus on ideological issues and the weight of the past  

31/10 | Films | Hungary

Review: The Dead Queen

Review: The Dead Queen

António Ferreira revisits the tragic medieval love story of Don Pedro and Inês de Castro in his new film, now on general release in Portugal  

22/10 | Films | Portugal

Review: Curtiz

Review: Curtiz

Winner of the Grand Prix des Amériques at Montréal, the firstfiction feature film by Tamas Yvan Topolánszky dissects the dilemmas encountered by Michael Curtiz while filming Casablanca  

11/10 | Films | Hungary

Review: Don't Shoot

Review: Don't Shoot

Stijn Coninx revisits a traumatic and unresolved event in contemporary Belgian history: the Brabant Killings  

10/10 | Films | Belgium

Review: Living the Light – Robby Müller

Review: Living the Light – Robby Müller

Cinematographer-turned-director Claire Pijman has made a poetic documentary on legendary DoP Robby Müller  

02/10 | Films | Netherlands/Germany