9 Fingers

9 Fingers – LFF 2017 Review

Punk filmmaker F.J. Ossang, whose previous titles include Docteur Chance, Dharma Guns and the intriguingly titled Treasure of Bitch Islands, returns to the silver screen with 9 Fingers, an impressionistic and...
La Melodie

La Mélodie – Venice 2017 Review

Generally the first exposure to foreign film for a British child is in a French lesson towards the end of term. Over the last decade or so, 2004’s The Chorus and the 2008 Palme d’Or winner The...
Francois Cluzet

Scribe – Review

When unemployed Duval (François Cluzet) is offered a job transcribing phone calls for a suspiciously vague "security firm", he blindly accepts, desperate to prove his worth in the world and get back to a life...
Jeune Femme

Jeune Femme – Cannes 2017 Review

Roaring down the trail blazed by the likes of Lena Dunham’s Girls, Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Fleabag and Gillian Robespierre’s Obvious Child, Jeune Femme is the most memorable and entertaining film of the...
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The Innocents – Review

History has its headlines, but also its page sixes. The Innocents, in following a group of Polish nuns immediately after WWII, is a sharp and sad examination of forgotten tales. Russians have settled in...