Isabelle Huppert stars as a no-nonsense Franco-Algerian Police Interpreter turned audaciously revered drug kingpin in Jean-Paul Salomé’s The Godmother.
Minari is a wonderfully shot, exceptionally profound drama film that focuses on the intersection between family and living one’s dream.
Directed by Thomas Vinterberg and starring crowd favourite Mads Mikkelsen, Another Round (or Druk as it’s titled in Danish, which loosely translates to ‘binge drinking’) is a film that dives into the ups, downs, and all-arounds of alcohol.
Recently, directors everywhere have tried to make the first successful pandemic-era film, and none have succeeded. They try, and make them unrealistic, dull, and sort of a humdrum. It was not until Iuli Gerbase’s debut feature The Pink Cloud arrived to accurately portray the world we live in today.
The Food Club is a feel-good comedy-drama movie that is all about self-discovery, love, friendships, and second chances amongst three women in their 60s, set in an idyllic Italian backdrop.
A minute character study of fragility, warped masculinity, and a longing for connection drives Savage, the debut film by writer/director Sam Kelly.
The award-winning Studio Ghibli ventures into the world of 3D animation for the first time with their latest, Earwig and the Witch.
Les Misérables is set in Paris, June 2014. France wins the World Cup, beating Croatia. Bars screening the live match are packed, and after the victory, crowds fill the streets. Tricolour flags, fireworks, chantings of La Marseillaise, the national anthem, in unison.
Mon Dieu, how I love a French film! The humor, the wine, the quick-witted candor – it all comes together in the new release feature film La Belle Époque.
Cinema in its purest form can be seen as the provocative marriage of sound and image, and as such, Alejandro Landes’ Monos is nothing if not cinematic. While gentle on plot, the film is entirely immersive in its atmosphere, drenched in mud, madness, and brutality.
An aggressive parasite attacks in the underwater sci-fi thriller Sea Fever starring Connie Nielsen and Dougray Scott.
The astonishingly gorgeous documentary film, Honeyland, explores the life of Europe’s last beekeeper, and her struggle to face mankind’s flawed condition against nature.
Fifteen years since they first appeared on screen together in the box office bomb Around the World in 80 Days (2004), Arnold Schwarzenegger and martial arts expert Jackie Chan are back together again in the historical blockbuster The Iron Mask.
Like an exquisite painting itself, Portrait of a Lady on Fire will have you enraptured with its serene beauty, delicate detail, and careful storyline.
A rumination on youth, success, relationships, paralysis and fading, Pain and Glory offers a poignant insight into the life of an acclaimed, aging director. Pedro Almodóvar directs Antonio Banderas in a self-modelled role to explore with great subtlety the reflectiveness evoked when an individual’s physical impasse is reached.
The unlikeliest of boy bands, ten Cornish fishermen will have you tapping along to sea shanties in the buttery feel-good flick Fisherman’s Friends.
Antonio Banderas stars in Pain and Glory, a film which earned him a best actor award at 2019’s Cannes Film Festival.
For a movie based on “an actual lie”, Lulu Wang’s family drama The Farewell ruminates long and hard on the stark truths of loss, grief, family and well-intentioned deception.
When Stephen King, Guillermo del Toro and Neil Gaiman heap praise on a film, it automatically becomes a must-watch, and such is the case with Tigers Are Not Afraid.
The full MIFF program for 2019 has dropped, with the big news that Quentin Tarantino’s latest, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood will be premiering at the long-running festival.
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