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 →
LUZZU premiered at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival, winning the Special Jury Award in acting for the film’s lead, Jesmark Scicluna. Jim Ross spoke with director Alex Camilleri about the making of the film. You can read Jim’s review of the film here. Jim Ross: So, first of all, thank you for the film. I … Continue reading Alex Camilleri Interview →
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 →
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 →
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.”
After reviewing MOGUL MOWGLI as part of our London Film Festival coverage, Jim Ross spoke to director Bassam Tariq about the themes of the film and the festival circuit in the coronavirus-hit year of 2020.
Managing Editor Jim Ross interviewed Leah Sapin of Human Rights Watch Film Festival about moving the 2020 London edition online and the challenges and objectives of the festival’s lineup. The interview was broadcast as part of the May 19th edition of Cinetopia.
Watch Managing Editor Jim Ross’s interview with Lorcan Finnegan, the director of Vivarium.
Jimmy Olsson frames and directs the character of Viktoria in ALIVE in a way which empowers her and conveys her charisma and humour with a realist subtlety and restraint.