Film Reviews

4186 film reviews available in total starting from 04/09/2002. Last updated on 06/04/2020. 708 film reviews inserted in the last 12 months.

Själö - Island of Souls by Lotta Petronella

06/04/2020

Lotta Petronella's immersive, dreamlike documentary explores the history and the present of the Baltic island that used to be home to an asylum for mentally unstable women  

Själö - Island of Souls

Själö - Island of Souls

Relativity by Mariko Minoguchi

03/04/2020

The first feature by Germany’s Mariko Minoguchi is an ambitious concept film whose highly restrained script and editing are its greatest strengths  

Mein Ende. Dein Anfang.

Mein Ende. Dein Anfang.

Sesión Salvaje by Paco Limón, Julio César Sánchez

03/04/2020

Through the words of modern-day filmmakers, this entertaining documentary rehabilitates the particular brand of genre cinema that was produced in Spain between the Franco years and the 1980s  

Sesión Salvaje

Sesión Salvaje

Eroski Paraíso by Jorge Coira, Xesús Ron

02/04/2020

With their superb performances, Miguel de Lira and Patricia de Lorenzo prop up this film adaptation of the stage play of the same name  

Eroski Paraíso

Eroski Paraíso

The Goldfish by Alireza Golafshan

02/04/2020

With this his first feature film, the German director of Iranian origin Alireza Golafshan puts his name to a good-natured comedy on disability and tax evasion  

Norie by Yuki Kawamura

02/04/2020

The pretext for a necessary family exercise, Yuki Kawamura’s intimate documentary is now part of the LuxFilmFest Home Edition programme  

Norie

Norie

Lady Time by Elina Talvensaari

31/03/2020

Despite its small stature, Elina Talvensaari’s documentary is one of the year’s biggest discoveries  

Neiti Aika

Neiti Aika

Chronicle of the Stolen Land by Marie Dault

31/03/2020

Having triumphed in the French competition of the Cinéma du réel Festival, Marie Dault’s film plunges us into a Caracas "barrio" whose inhabitants battle for survival and official existence  

Chronique de la terre volée

Chronique de la terre volée

The Lawyer by Romas Zabarauskas

31/03/2020

Romas Zabarauskas’ new feature is the first Baltic film to explore the theme of male homosexual love  

Advokatas

Advokatas

We Hold the Line by Marc Wiese

31/03/2020

German director Marc Wiese's thriller-like documentary follows an independent journalist who is under attack by Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte's dictatorship  

We Hold the Line

We Hold the Line