Film Reviews

4006 film reviews available in total starting from 04/09/2002. Last updated on 23/01/2020. 723 film reviews inserted in the last 12 months.

Figli by Giuseppe Bonito

23/01/2020

The last film written by Mattia Torre is a bittersweet comedy on what it is to be a parent in Italy today, a highly intelligent and original work starring Valerio Mastandrea and Paola Cortellesi  

Figli

Figli

Asymmetry by Masa Neskovic

23/01/2020

In her feature film debut, Belgrade director Maša Nešković recounts three moments in a couple’s story, whose destiny is reflective of Serbian society itself  

Asimetrija

Asimetrija

Mosquito by João Nuno Pinto

23/01/2020

The opening film of this year’s IFFR, by Portugal's João Nuno Pinto, borrows Kurtz’s final words in Heart of Darkness and delves right into the horror… the horror…  

Mosquito

Mosquito

Tench by Patrice Toye

22/01/2020

Patrice Toye dares to tackle the topic of paedophilia head on, charting the inner conflict of a young man fighting his deepest, darkest thoughts  

Muidhond

Muidhond

The Breitner Commando by Abdel Raouf Dafri

22/01/2020

Intense violence, cruelty, ideals and betrayals run rife in screenwriter-cum-director Abdel Raouf Dafri’s first feature film, which follows a commando on a mission at the height of the Algerian War  

Qu'un sang impur...

Qu'un sang impur...

Marek Edelman... And There Was Love in the Ghetto by Jolanta Dylewska

21/01/2020

This subtle and moving documentary about romance in the Warsaw Ghetto, as told by a witness and recorded by Jolanta Dylewska, has been screened at Trieste  

Marek Edelman ...i była miłość w getcie

Marek Edelman ...i była miłość w getcie

Light from the Chocolate Factory by Dag Johan Haugerud

21/01/2020

Norwegian director Dag Johan Haugerud channels Éric Rohmer and the French New Wave in this excellent comedy of morals and music  

Lyset fra sjokoladefabrikken

Lyset fra sjokoladefabrikken

Love 2. America by Florin Șerban

13/01/2020

The second part of Florin Şerban’s sentimental trilogy is surprisingly contrived  

Dragoste 2. America

Dragoste 2. America

Hammamet by Gianni Amelio

09/01/2020

With leniency and understanding for the man behind the headlines, Gianni Amelio recounts the final months of socialist leader Bettino Craxi, who lived in exile following corruption charges  

Hammamet

Hammamet

Man Up! by Benjamin Parent

08/01/2020

Benjamin Parent’s first feature film explores adolescence, bereavement and the dictates of masculinity with accuracy and skill  

Un vrai bonhomme

Un vrai bonhomme