Category Archive: Foreign

AFF: CEMETERY OF SPLENDOUR (Rak ti Khon Kaen) [2015]

Originally written for: Directed and Written by Apichatpong Weerasethakul Starring: Jenjira Pongpas, Banlop Lomnoi, Jarinpattra Rueangram I am a life-long insomniac. Sleep is a battle, one that I have fought for as long… Continue reading

AFF: THE ASSASSIN [2015]

If I were to choose a favourite film of the Adelaide Film Festival, it would have to be The Lobster, which worked for me on multiple levels. But, a close second is definitely… Continue reading

AFF: CARTEL LAND [2015]

The Adelaide Film Fest has been over for a week now but I still have so many films to write about! I must have seen at least twenty films during the ten days… Continue reading

AFF: THE CLUB (El Club) [2015]

Originally written for: Directed by Pablo Larraín, Written by Guillermo Calderón, Pablo Larraín, Daniel Villalobos Starring: Roberto Farías, Antonia Zegers, Alfredo Castro, Alejandro Goic, Alejandro Sieveking, Gonzalo Valenzuela Unfortunately, child abuse and the… Continue reading

AFF: TAG [2015]

Sadly the Adelaide Film Festival is now over, but many more thoughts are to come on the incredibly unconventional films I was lucky enough to see. saw. It is a biennial event, but… Continue reading

13 Minutes (Elser – Er hätte die Welt verändert) [2015]

Directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, Written by Léonie-Claire Breinersdorfer (screenplay), Fred Breinersdorfer (screenplay) Starring: Christian Friedel, Katharina Schüttler, Burghart Klaußner, Johann von Bülow 13 Minutes is a great example of a film with a… Continue reading

Marshland (La isla mínima) [2014]

Originally written for: Directed by Alberto Rodríguez Written by Rafael Cobos, Alberto Rodríguez Starring: Javier Gutiérrez, Raúl Arévalo, María Varod, Jesús Ortiz, Antonio de la Torre Marshland is what you would call a slow… Continue reading

WILD TALES (Relatos salvajes) [2014]

Directed and Written by Damián Szifrón Starring: Darío Grandinetti, María Marull, Mónica Villa I like my comedy dark. I like to laugh and then feel ashamed for having laughed at what I did.… Continue reading

REWOUND: THE CITY OF LOST CHILDREN [1995]

Directed by Marc Caro and Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Written by Gilles Adrien, Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Marc Caro Starring: Ron Perlman, Daniel Emilfork, Judith Vittet, Dominique Pinon If I were to imagine a love letter to… Continue reading

JAUJA [2014]

Directed by Lisandro Alonso, Written by Lisandro Alonso and Fabian Casas Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Ghita Nørby, Viilbjørk Malling Agger This isn’t a film that anyone can write a conventional piece on. It is… Continue reading