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Carla Simón on Summer 1993: “You have to forget the fact that it’s your story”
The Spanish director’s debut feature is an intensely autobiographical tale of an orphan confronting the loss of innocence that bereavement brings. She tells Ella Kemp how she turned her own childhood into a captivating film.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Climax first look: Gaspar Noé’s dance demonic
Noé’s breathtaking one-room dance film turns up the heat on a troupe of unfortunate wrap-night celebrants, says Ella Kemp.
Monday, May 21, 2018
Reviews and recommendations
Angel Face first look: Vanessa Filho opens a toxic, trashy mother-daughter bond
Marion Cotillard is outshone by her youthful co-star Ayline Aksoy-Etaix in this flawed but emotionally vibrant melodrama – a remarkable debut from Vanessa Filho, writes Ella Kemp.
Monday, May 14, 2018
Wildlife first look: Paul Dano’s film is a picture of suburban sorrow
A teenage boy watches his parents’ marriage crumble in Dano’s nuanced directorial debut, which features exemplary lead performances from Carey Mulligan and Jake Gyllenhaal, writes Ella Kemp.
Saturday, May 12, 2018
The best of Berlinale 2018 – the awards and our critics’ picks
The Berlin Film Festival jury’s top prize choice was a distinct(ive) surprise, but 2018 included a breadth of finds to write home about, to judge by this straw poll of our correspondents.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Museum first look: Gael García Bernal steals time in a dazzling true-life heist fantasy
Alonso Ruizpalacios’s delightfully fresh dramatisation of Mexico’s most scandalous museum heist (and then some) is as unorthodox as the young conspirators it depicts, says Ella Kemp.
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