GUILT, THEN ABSOLUTION? is a diverse program about sin and reconciliation, boasting a variety of genres and screening as part of the postponed 2020 Edinburgh Short Film Festival.
MEMORIES OF MY FATHER features some sweet moments between a parent and child but cannot fully capture the bond on which its entire premise depends.
THE UNITED STATES VS. BILLIE HOLIDAY has grand ambitions but skirts around too many weighty topics. Murray Ferguson reviews.
The bond between a mother and her missing son is pushed to extremes as she descends into the treacherous underbelly of a city spiralling out of control.
Vicious yet tender, The Prince explores the forced connections and surprising intimacy among prisoners in quite literally a cutthroat world.
There are moments which show the film OPHELIA could have been. The premise is intriguing and its ambitions timely but the execution is a misfire. Murray Ferguson reviews.
JUSTINE strives to tackle serious issues and does raise a few interesting questions, but the film falls short due to its on-the-nose script. Murray Ferguson reviews.
An allegorical tale of depression in a godforsaken environment, the film is an accomplished work that offers value to both the Western and horror genres. Murray Ferguson reviews at FrightFest 2019.
Shifting between gloomy exploration of the sex trade and gritty revenge thriller, LA MALA NOCHE is an intriguing yet tonally uneven drama featuring some strong performances. Murray Ferguson reviews
DIRTY GOD remains an impressive debut not only for lead Vicky Knight but also as Sacha Polak’s first English-language feature. Murray Ferguson reviews.