34th Cambridge Film Festival got off to a strong start with an engaging and delightfully quirky offering from French director Guillaume Nicloux. Mike Levy reviews.
The daily dose from the editors. Edd Elliott’s 5 picks for the days ahead.
We spoke to Toby Froud, whose puppet fairytale LESSONS LEARNED is one of our favourite short films at CFF this year.
THE WHITE CITY: a complex, sharply observed character study of two young Americans abroad, with the focus firmly on the journey, not the destination.
Ivan Kavanagh talks about his new film, THE CANAL, with Edd Elliott.
IN A MIRROR slides artfully in and out of opaque and insightful, muses Hannah Clarkson.
Knowing self-deprecation is the calling card of THE GLITTERBALL, according to Sarah Dillon.
UNDER THE LANTERN is less concerned with social issues as some of Lamprecht’s other titles, but does highlight the vulnerability of women in the face of male dominance.
CHILDREN OF NO IMPORTANCE was part of the series of Enlightenment films produced in Weimar Germany.
Lamprecht’s newly-restored films are causing a celluloid stir – from a retrospective at the Pordenone Silent Film Festival in 2013 to a season at this year’s CFF.