Film Reviews

2981 film reviews available in total starting from 04/09/2002. Last updated on 14/08/2018. 588 film reviews inserted in the last 12 months.

The Furies by Miguel del Arco

26/10/2016

Acclaimed playwright Miguel del Arco’s cinematic début, the opening film at the 61st Seminci festival, exudes the mythological air of a classical tragedy  

Las Furias

Las Furias

Lion by Garth Davis

25/10/2016

Screened at the Rome Film Fest, Garth Davis’ film, starring Dev Patel, is a passionate epic about a young man searching for his roots, based on a true story  

Lion

Lion

Keep Quiet by Sam Blair, Joseph Martin

25/10/2016

This British documentary is about one of the founders of Jobbik, who makes a U-turn after discovering his grandmother is an Auschwitz survivor  

Keep Quiet

Keep Quiet

Sand Storm by Elite Zexer

24/10/2016

The tension between tradition and modernity is ramped right up in this family drama from Elite Zexer, Israel’s contender for a golden statuette at next year’s Oscars  

Sufat Chol

Sufat Chol

7 Minutes by Michele Placido

24/10/2016

What are we willing to do for work? This is what Michele Placido explores in his latest film, which was shown at the Rome Film Fest. An Italian-French-Swiss co-production based on a true story  

7 minuti

7 minuti

In Between by Maysaloun Hamoud

21/10/2016

Israeli filmmaker Maysaloun Hamoud’s first feature, awarded at San Sebastián and Toronto, portrays three young women struggling to shake off the constraints of conservative society in the Middle East  

Bar Bahar

Bar Bahar

Maria per Roma by Karen Di Porto

20/10/2016

First-time director Karen Di Porto brings us an ironic and wishy-washy piece about the chaotic day of a young woman in the capital, between tourists, casting sessions and delusions  

Maria per Roma

Maria per Roma

The Dazzling Light of Sunset by Salome Jashi

20/10/2016

Salome Jashi's observational documentary shows the life of a community through eyes of a two-part TV crew  

Daisis miziduloba

Daisis miziduloba

A Wedding by Stephan Streker

20/10/2016

In Belgian filmmaker Stephan Streker’s film, young Lina El Arabi is outstanding in the role of a ‘second-generation’ girl who just wants to make her own choices freely  

Noces

Noces

Naples '44 by Francesco Patierno

19/10/2016

Francesco Patierno brings us a documentary based on the book by great memorialist Norman Lewis, with Benedict Cumberbatch as narrator  

Napoli '44

Napoli '44