ARMAGEDDON TIME directed by JAMES GRAY
EO directed by JERZY SKOLIMOWSKI
A witty, impassioned, and at moments, feverish attempt to imagine the mindset and life of a different living being, an innocent donkey. It’s a fun and technically accomplished bit of pastiche.
BOY FROM HEAVEN directed by TARIK SALEH
Although perhaps not quite as lean and efficient in its storytelling as Nile Hilton, Boy From Heaven is an ambitiously complex story of religious espionage, says Screen.
FRÈRE ET SŒUR (BROTHER AND SISTER) directed by ARNAUD DESPLECHIN – melodrama handled with dignified sophistication.
LE PETIT NICOLAS – QU’EST-CE QU’ON ATTEND POUR ÊTRE HEUREUX ? (LITTLE NICHOLAS – HAPPY AS CAN BE) directed by AMANDINE FREDON & BENJAMIN MASSOUBREMI
PAIS IMAGINARIO (MY IMAGINARY COUNTRY) directed by PATRICIO GUZMÁN
THREE THOUSAND YEARS OF LONGING (TROIS MILLE ANS À T’ATTENDRE) directed by GEORGE MILLER
LA NUIT DU 12 directed by DOMINIK MOLL
UN CERTAIN REGARD
CORSAGE directed by MARIE KREUTZER
Corsage takes a look at the later life of Empress Elisabeth of Austria, aka “Sissi” (1837-1898), played by a suitably regal and linguistically dexterous Vicky Krieps (Bergman Island, Phantom Thread).
PLAN 75 directed by HAYAKAWA CHIE
THE STRANGER directed by THOMAS M WRIGHT
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UN BEAU MATIN (ONE FINE MORNING) directed by MIA HANSEN-LØVE
A humorous and incredibly charming romantic drama about finding love when you least expect it.
LES HARKIS directed by PHILIPPE FAUCON
EL AGUA (THE WATER) directed by ELENA LÓPEZ RIERA
ENYS MEN directed by MARK JENKIN
GOD’S CREATURES de / by SAELA DAVIS & ANNA ROSE HOLMER
METSURIN TARINA (THE WOODCUTTER STORY) directed by MIKKO MYLLYLAHTI
An unpredictable Nordic oddity that plays in a familiar key of muted, comic surrealism, says Screen.
DALVA (LOVE ACCORDING TO DALVA) directed by EMMANUELLE NICOT
12-year-old Dalva (Zelda Samson) only gradually comes to understand that her father was sexually abusing her in writer-director Emmanuelle Nicot’s impactful feature debut.
GOUTTE D’OR (SONS OF RAMSES) directed by CLÉMENT COGITO