A Fantastic Woman follows a transgender woman called Marina (Danela Vega), who after the death of her older boyfriend Orlando (Francisco Reyes) tries to move forward, but struggles with his bias family as she figures out what to do next with her life.
Tag: Foreign Films
Mary and the Witch’s Flower is an example of a movie that knows how to tell an entertaining story with the right infusion of creative elements. The fantasy film is animated in the beloved style of Studio Ghibli films such as Spirited Away (2001) and Howl’s Moving Castle (2004), despite not technically being a Ghibli film.
Written and directed by Russian filmmaker Pavel Chukhray, Cold Tango is the story of a young Jewish man whose love for a woman is obstructed by the atrocities of war, politics, and the complexities of human emotions.
Bolshoy takes us into the world of a high class ballet school where the students are pushed to their limits of skill, essentially growing up where literally every step they make is judged by their peers.
The popular Russian Resurrection Film Festival returns to Melbourne and the rest of Australia in 2017, hosting a wide array of standout Russian films.
Taiwanese director Chung Mong-Hong’s Godspeed, is the most bizarre, hilarious, and gruesome account of a drug-culture caper film to have recently hit our screens.
The full program for the 2017 Melbourne International Film Festival has been released, check out some of the festival highlights here.
Maren Ade’s debut comedy Toni Erdmann proves the Germans can be both harmless and funny in their own awkward and (partly) alienating way.
The Alliance Française French Film Festival hits Australian shores beginning on 7 March and running through to 23 April across all major cities.
The Age of Shadows is both fun and depressing; a mixed-genre film that dramatises a tale of South Korea’s darkest times and is everything it sets out to be.
Our Father is an entertaining, but somewhat trite crime film that reveals what can happen when a morally resolute individual gets in over their head.
Flight Crew is a Russian disaster film that has you thinking you’ve seen this all before – until the final act, leaving you pleasantly satisfied in the end.