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Review: Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle

Review: Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle

British director Andy Serkis brings an innovative performance-capture technique to Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale  

07/12 | Films | UK/US

Review: La prima pietra

Review: La prima pietra

Rolando Ravello’s film opts for a comedic approach to cultural mixing and the mutual prejudices that go along with it, but ultimately lacks the necessary force to rattle many preconceptions  

07/12 | Films | Italy

Review: In Safe Hands

Review: In Safe Hands

Jeanne Herry directs an excellent and very emotional choral film about the process surrounding anonymous births and adoption  

05/12 | Films | France

Review: Quinqui Stars

Review: Quinqui Stars

Juan Vicente Córdoba revisits the Spanish cinematic imagination of the 1970s and 1980s through a set of characters living on the margins of society, with indifferent results  

30/11 | Films | Spain/France

Review: Isabelle

Review: Isabelle

Italian filmmaker Mirko Locatelli's third feature stars Ariane Ascaride in a noir family drama  

29/11 | Films | Italy

Review: Through the Fire

Review: Through the Fire

Pierre Niney shines in a poignant role as a firefighter and severe burns victim who tries to rebuild himself in Frédéric Tellier's second feature film  

28/11 | Films | France/Belgium

Review: Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time

Review: Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time

Stere Gulea’s sequel to his original 1987 movie has enjoyed the best domestic opening weekend in decades  

27/11 | Films | Romania

Review: Land of Hope

Review: Land of Hope

Finnish director Markku Pölönen turns back the clock once again with a period drama set between 1945 and 1952 that seems to creak with age but is given a beating heart thanks to Oona Airola  

16/11 | Films | Finland

Review: The Chairs Game

Review: The Chairs Game

Italian-German auteur Lucia Chiarla’s first feature about the distressing life of an author and journalist in her late thirties in Berlin is out now in German cinemas  

15/11 | Films | Germany

Review: Carga

Review: Carga

Portuguese director Bruno Gaston tackles human trafficking in a violent feature debut that brings together an international cast  

13/11 | Films | Portugal