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Kaleem Aftab


352 articles available in total starting from 01/09/2017. Last article published on 20/02/2020.

Review: Saint Maud

Review: Saint Maud

Debuting writer-director Rose Glass has crafted a perfect Midnight Madness film with a social message about the health service  

18/09/2019 | Toronto 2019 | Midnight Madness

Review: Greed

Review: Greed

Michael Winterbottom has made a hilarious film about the dangers of capitalism, utilising his muse Steve Coogan as a retail giant  

18/09/2019 | Toronto 2019 | Special Presentations

Review: Sweetness in the Belly

Review: Sweetness in the Belly

Zeresenay Berhane Mehari adapts Canadian author Camilla Gibb’s novel with mixed results  

17/09/2019 | Toronto 2019 | Discovery

Review: Radioactive

Review: Radioactive

The incredible life story of Marie Curie is economically told in Marjane Satrapi's patchy new film  

16/09/2019 | Toronto 2019 | Galas

Sarah Gavron • Director of Rocks

Interview: Sarah Gavron • Director of Rocks

“These girls really love the banter about their different experiences”

We met up with British director and producer Sarah Gavron, whose new film Rocks world-premiered in the Platform section of Toronto  

16/09/2019 | Toronto 2019 | Platform

Martin Eden wins the 2019 Toronto Platform Prize

Martin Eden wins the 2019 Toronto Platform Prize

Pietro Marcello’s film was awarded by a jury comprising Athina Rachel Tsangari, Carlo Chatrian and Jessica Kiang; other gongs went to Proxima and How to Build a Girl  

16/09/2019 | Toronto 2019 | Awards

Review: The Aeronauts

Review: The Aeronauts

The rewriting of history doesn't help Tom Harper's miscast balloon drama that is ultimately full of hot air  

16/09/2019 | Toronto 2019 | Galas

Review: Rocks

Review: Rocks

Sarah Gavron's new film revolves around the friendship between female schoolgirls in London's East End – and it rocks  

13/09/2019 | Toronto 2019 | Platform

Alice Winocour  • Director of Proxima

Interview: Alice Winocour • Director of Proxima

“You can be a good mother and a good astronaut”

On a rooftop overlooking the Toronto Film Festival, Cineuropa chatted to Alice Winocour about her new film Proxima, starring Eva Green, Sandra Hüller and Matt Dillon  

12/09/2019 | Toronto 2019 | Platform

Paolo Sorrentino  • Director of The New Pope

Interview: Paolo Sorrentino • Director of The New Pope

“John Malkovich is the lay version of the Pope”

VENICE 2019: Paolo Sorrentino talks about returning to Rome, and Venice, for the second season of The Young Pope, which boasts a name change, The New Pope, and John Malkovich added to the cast  

11/09/2019 | Venice 2019 | Out of Competition