Kenneth Branagh’s film is a true labour of love, an intimate portrait of William Shakespeare. Returning to his family in Stratford after his years of triumph in London, the aging poet faces the ghosts of his past.
One night at a hot-dog stand in Finnish Lapland Aurora, a party animal, meets Iranian Darian. He needs to marry a Finnish woman to get an asylum for himself and his daughter. As Aurora introduces numerous women to Darian, the two of them grow close.
Well-behaved women seldom make history, and Petrunya is no exception. Teona Strugar Mitevska's fierce film captures a day of Macedonian life drenched in the patriarchy, tradition and outdated codes of conduct.
Christopher Lee and blood-drinking, virgin-sacrificing minions planning to end humankind? More like a smart documentary that enlightens the viewer while it also turns out to be hilarious and highly entertaining.
Is it possible to update one’s identity? Where could the best possible nationalism be found? Nadav Lapid’s fragmentary masterpiece doesn’t give answers to the questions and won the Golden Bear in Berlinale.
In the urban jungle of Kinshasa underground visual artists, musicians and performers create amazing art using recycled objects and their own bodies to express their anger, but also their dreams for change.
A beautifully paced tragicomedy is filmed around the unrequited love experienced by three lonely individuals living in the Iranian capital. "Tehran: City of Love" presents the charms and challenges of this bustling metropolis.
Some films just have it all: Stanley Donen as the director, Audrey Hepburn and Albert Finney as the leads, beautiful colours, perfect photography... and an honest story of a married couple in and out of love.