LOS LOBOS DE ARGA plays a loud, boisterous and broad game, never afraid to resort to bold slapstick and sloppy gore. Patrick Fowler reports back from the ¡Viva! Film Festival.
Based on the childhood of its director, INFANCIA CLANDESTINA is masterful, intimate and bold, writes Patrick Fowler.
Director Alfonso Sanchez uses the financial crisis to frame his new comedy, EL MUNDO ES NUESTRO, wherein two Sevillians decide to dress as holy penitents and rob a bank.
Political ideology and family commitments are pushed into knife edge territory at the turn of the Spanish Civil War, as bourgeois holidaymakers try to remain neutral to the conflict.
From horror, comedy, thrillers and animation to period films and docudramas, ONCE UPON A TIME IN JAPAN demonstrates the richness, the diversity and the relevance of a contemporary Japanese cinema that is vastly under-represented on the international film circuit.
REBIRTH follows the traumatised childhood of Erina, an individual who must confront fundamental questions about her own identity if she is not to repeat mistakes made in the past.
Jim Ross takes a look the winner of Film of the Year, Best Screenplay and Best Production Design at Watersprite 2013 – Nick Rowland’s DANCING IN THE ASHES.
The documentary panel at Watersprite explained how the opportunities that documentary filmmaking offers can lead to a filmmaker changing the world.
Jonathan Toomey experiences the extraordinary diversity of this leading UK animation festival.
Pablo Berger’s silent transposal of the classic tale of Snow White onto 1920s Spain emerges as a critique of Spanish machista society, writes Jessica Donnithorne at the San Sebastian Film Festival.