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Black Nights 2020


72 articles available in total starting from 04/11/2019. Last article published on 01/12/2020.

Review: Karnawal

Review: Karnawal

In his debut feature, a film built primarily on anticipation, Juan Pablo Félix follows the rhythm and some complicated family dynamics  

24/11/2020 | Black Nights 2020 | First Feature Competition

Review: Sanremo

Review: Sanremo

Miroslav Mandić examines the possibility of romance blossoming in a nursing home, flying in the face of dementia  

24/11/2020 | Black Nights 2020 | Competition

Jonas Kærup Hjort • Director of The Penultimate

Interview: Jonas Kærup Hjort • Director of The Penultimate

"I wanted the main character to guide us trough existential questions of life"

We chatted with Danish filmmaker Jonas Kærup Hjort, who is screening his convoluted and surreal debut feature The Penultimate at Tallinn's Black Nights Film Festival  

23/11/2020 | Black Nights 2020 | First Feature Competition

Review: The Sign Painter

Review: The Sign Painter

Viesturs Kairiss shows that you can paint over history all you want, but it will always be there  

23/11/2020 | Black Nights 2020 | Competition

Review: Erna at War

Review: Erna at War

Henrik Ruben Genz's movie is a tale of courage and maternal love starring Trine Dyrholm in the lead role  

23/11/2020 | Black Nights 2020 | Competition

Lauri Randla • Director of Goodbye Soviet Union

Interview: Lauri Randla • Director of Goodbye Soviet Union

“We decided to make the Soviet Amélie

We chatted to Estonian-born director Lauri Randla, who, in Goodbye Soviet Union, shows that while the past can be tragic, you can also laugh at it  

23/11/2020 | Black Nights 2020 | First Feature Competition

Review: As Far as I Know

Review: As Far as I Know

In their debut feature, Nándor Lőrincz and Bálint Nagy examine the influence of a rape and the ensuing trauma on the lives of, and relationship dynamics between, a yuppie couple  

23/11/2020 | Black Nights 2020 | First Feature Competition

Review: Goodbye Soviet Union

Review: Goodbye Soviet Union

Lauri Randla’s nostalgia-tinged comedy proves that although things used to be difficult, there’s no reason why we shouldn't laugh about them now  

20/11/2020 | Black Nights 2020 | First Feature Competition

Review: Beasts

Review: Beasts

Recipient of a 2020 Cannes label and carried by excellent performances, Naël Marandin’s accomplished second feature is a story of domination among the economic challenges of animal farming  

20/11/2020 | Black Nights 2020 | Competition

Review: Tailor

Review: Tailor

Sonia Liza Kenterman's first feature-length outing follows Tim Gunn's advice from Project Runway and “makes it work”  

20/11/2020 | Black Nights 2020 | First Feature Competition

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