The pursuit of artistic desire goes too far in writer/director Sara Colangelo’s slow burning drama The Kindergarten Teacher based on the 2014 Israeli film and showcasing a tremendous performance from Maggie Gyllenhaal.
Pablo Larraín’s fictional biopic of Chile’s greatest poet creates a magical realist cat-and-mouse story that Neruda himself would have enjoyed.
A horror movie set on the Mexican border, Jonas Cuaron’s Desierto is a barren wasteland of American violence and Mexican victims.
With delicious performances from Anaïs Demoustier and Romain Duris, François Ozon’s cross-dressing caper The New Girlfriend sizzles like drops on burning rocks.
Jon Stewart’s Rosewater is a political satire focusing on the absurd interrogation of a journalist imprisoned for his coverage of the presidential elections.
Televising the revolution, Pablo Larrain’s No puts advertising and happiness at the heart of Chile’s campaign to depose Pinochet.
The 7th London Spanish Film Festival by Mark Wilshin With special strands for short films, Catalan and Basque features and a retrospective on Geraldine…Read More
With its little boy lost fresh from the mental ward, Diego Luna’s fictional debut Abel is a family story, both comic and tragic. Albeit a bit bipolar.
His first English language film, Swedish director Lukas Moodysson’s Mammoth is a global story of haves and have nots intertwined with complex family relationships.