A burgeoning connection with a stranger may deeply affect the life of an ex-diving champion in writer/director Stelios Kammitsis’s charming but slight The Man with the Answers.
Apples, Christos Nikou’s assured debut as a director, is a disturbing, opaque fable about the relationship between memory, identity, grief and the selfie culture, set in Athens during an allegorical pandemic.
BFI LFF 2019: Previews 3-7 October. Beanpole, Lucky Grandma, Nimic, White Girl, Zombi Child and Bad Education.
Based on a true story, Glory (Slava) by Peter Valchanov and Kristina Grozeva is an all-too-believable satirical parable about an honest man, corruption and spin.
Chevalier is a wickedly deadpan comic take on masculinity by Greek writer/director Athina Rachel Tsangari. Chevalier CAUTION: Here be spoilers Six middle-aged men are…Read More
Gently prodding men’s insecurities and weaknesses, Athina Rachel Tsangari’s Chevalier offers a sardonic look at the games men play.
A delicious metaphor on romance and the dangers of being single, Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Lobster is a strangely perfect world.
The sudden suicide of an 11-year-old girl on her birthday triggers the revelation of the secrets that her family is colluding to preserve.
Like a Greek hero of yore, Marcus Markou is taking on the economic crisis single-handedly with Papadopoulos & Sons, his fleecy, feel-good, culture-clash comedy.
In a darkly humorous coming-of-age tale, Yorgos Lanthimos’ wickedly acerbic Dogtooth takes the institution of the family literally. Dangerously so.