On the last day of 1930, a young man wrote a prescient article for the Cardiff Western Mail: “Liberty, for which fighters in Britain have struggled for centuries, is now considered pre-Victorian humbug throughout the world”.
A highly topical thriller and a genuinely engaging bittersweet romance, this tale of complex loyalties, kinship, and love is based on real-life stories of Mossad operatives.
An unsettling love affair takes a disconcerting turn in Joanna Hogg’s tale of youthful innocence derailed.
It’s a time of change for the Berlinale, with more women filmmakers included and new festival co-directors getting ready to take up the baton in time for Berlinale 2020.
How wonderful it is to be led up the garden path towards the Mongolian steppes, and into a story that will finish in unexpected ways.
François Ozon is a delightfully dangerous filmmaker. He weaves edge-of-seat tales where characters, though outwardly calm, are forever on the cusp of something unsettling, deeply uncomfortable.