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IFFR 2021 / Limelight


8 articles available in total starting from 01/02/2021. Last article published on 10/02/2021.

Review: Dead & Beautiful

Review: Dead & Beautiful

In his rather unusual Rotterdam entry, David Verbeek delivers Crazy Rich Asians with fangs  

10/02 | IFFR 2021 | Limelight

David Verbeek • Director of Dead & Beautiful

Interview: David Verbeek • Director of Dead & Beautiful

“It's not a vampire film, it's not a teenage coming-of-age film, it's not an arthouse film. I don't know what it is!”

We talked to the Dutch filmmaker, who has attempted to reach a broader audience with his new film  

09/02 | IFFR 2021 | Limelight

Kaweh Modiri • Director of Mitra

Interview: Kaweh Modiri • Director of Mitra

“For safety reasons, we couldn’t cast Iranian actors working or living in Iran, so we cast internationally”

We talked to the Dutch director about his second feature film, premiering at International Film Festival Rotterdam  

09/02 | IFFR 2021 | Limelight

Anders Thomas Jensen • Director of Riders of Justice

Interview: Anders Thomas Jensen • Director of Riders of Justice

“I love awkward situations, like when you have a funeral and everyone starts laughing”

We talked to the director of the 2021 IFFR opening title, fresh off its wins at Denmark's Robert Awards  

09/02 | IFFR 2021 | Limelight

Review: Mitra

Review: Mitra

Kaweh Modiri helms a tense, involving piece about a traumatic loss and the perverse role of revenge  

09/02 | IFFR 2021 | Limelight

Review: Suzanna Andler

Review: Suzanna Andler

Charlotte Gainsbourg delivers a remarkable performance in Benoît Jacquot’s somewhat radical adaptation of a play by Marguerite Duras  

04/02 | IFFR 2021 | Limelight

Review: Riders of Justice

Review: Riders of Justice

Anders Thomas Jensen's Mads Mikkelsen-starring Rotterdam opener is twisted, twisted fun  

03/02 | IFFR 2021 | Limelight

EXCLUSIVE: Trailer for IFFR title Mitra

EXCLUSIVE: Trailer for IFFR title Mitra

The new film by Dutch-Iranian director Kaweh Modiri is world-premiering in the Limelight section of the 50th IFFR  

01/02 | IFFR 2021 | Limelight

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