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The Intruder – LFF 2020 Review

There is something really eerie about watching someone perform a voice-over. Inés is a voice actor who is first seen, mid-session, dubbing a porn film. Listening to the emotions coming from Inés’ voice, in...
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200 Meters – LFF 2020 Review

Mustafa (Ali Suliman) lives in the West Bank while his wife and children live in Israel. In order to see them, he must slowly make his way through a very intimidating border check. It is the only path through...
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Rojo – Review

Benjamín Naishtat’s Argentinian mystery Rojo follows Claudio (Darío Grandinetti), a prominent lawyer whose life begins to unravel after an odd encounter with a stranger. Set in 1975, Rojo’s Argentina is...
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Strangled – Review

Wholly unrelenting and uncensored, Hungarian writer-director Arpad Sopsits’ Strangled (A Martfüi Rém, in its native translation) is a true crime neo-noir that rarely lets up. Strangled effectively...

Marguerite – Review

Marguerite is a true comedy, one with emotional downbeats which match the high notes in strength and imbued with that unique French quality, the je ne sais quoi. Frot delivers a pitch-perfect performance as...

Rams – Review

It’s a rare beast of a film that can provoke genuine gut laughs alongside moments of true anguish, but Rams achieves both, with undeniably greater emphasis on the latter. The film is neither comedy nor...