Image Source: London Film Festival Set in the early 1900s in Northern Italy, Laura Samani’s debut feature SMALL BODY (Piccolo Corpo), follows the journey of a woman, Agata (Celeste Cescutti), as she gives birth to a stillborn baby, who is then condemned to limbo. In her coastal village, one of the locals mentions a ‘breathing … Continue reading Interview with Laura Samani on Small Body
David Bonneville’s latest feature, THE LAST BATH, is a distorted, unnerving story that unites a nephew and aunt under unfortunate circumstances and plunges the pair into an intense, and surprisingly close relationship that clears the hurdle of being dysfunctional. The nephew Alexandre (Martim Canavarro) arrives on our screens in a flurry of road dust and … Continue reading The Last Bath
Selected for the cult strand for the 2020 London Film Festival, is Jennifer Sheridan’s debut horror-romance, ROSE: A LOVE STORY. Elle Haywood sits down with the producers, April Kelley & Sara Huxley to speak about how the film came to life, working with the crew in a remote landscape, and why we still need to … Continue reading Interview with April Kelley & Sara Huxley
The new wave of female-directed horror films has gushed in this year with fury, and ROSE: A LOVE STORY, is no exception to this. Jennifer Sheridan’s debut feature is visually striking and deeply moving; a slow burn consisting of a sinister atmosphere, familiar horror tropes, and the true test of a marriage in the face … Continue reading Rose: A Love Story
SUPERNOVA is Harry Macqueen’s sophomore feature, starring Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth. The film tells the story of Sam and Tusker, a couple of twenty years who face the looming shadow of Tusker’s early-onset dementia as the pair focus on the importance of the time they have left together. Elle Haywood speaks to Macqueen about … Continue reading Harry Macqueen Interview
UNDINE challenges the preconceptions of modern fairy tales, as Christian Petzold’s body of work becomes more daring and bold every film.
TAKE ONE is deep into coverage of the 2020 London Film Festival, with reviews from the main strands, shorts selections, and interviews from the talented bunch of directors and producers in attendance. We’re a big fan of short films over on our site, and our Associate Editor Elle Haywood has been joined by director Tommy … Continue reading Tommy Gillard Interview
“I’m not playing midfielder for a football team. I can do this ’til the day I die. Just don’t feel like dying tomorrow, y’know.”
SAINT MAUD is an outstanding example of a sinister horror that is equal parts tactile and terrifying.
Not all art is comprehensible, and Ferrara seems to be content with leaving some audience members out in the cold, puzzling over their Jungian-laden experience of a film.