Drama films

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Tigers review – teen football star quits Inter Milan in real-life mental health drama
Fictionalised account of Martin Bengtsson, who quit after struggling with suicidal thoughts, can’t decide if the problem is with the footballing system or not

Peter Bradshaw

28, Jun, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Clean review – Adrien Brody’s junk collector is swept up into a gangland dust-up
Glenn Fleshler is a joy to watch as a bad guy in Brody’s otherwise disappointing, don’t-mess-with-the-quiet-type drama

Leslie Felperin

28, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Wayfinder review – pandemic dream quest through Britain’s mythic landscape
Larry Achiampong’s titular character journeys across an empty UK, sifting through fragments of empire and Black experience in search of a country and community

Peter Bradshaw

27, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The Black Phone review – Ethan Hawke shines in a supernatural chiller
Director Scott Derrickson brings depth and dramatic detail to conventional horror themes

Wendy Ide

26, Jun, 2022 @11:30 AM

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The Big Hit review – impressive French prison comedy-drama
Based on the true story of a drama teacher who worked in a high-security jail, this film crackles with charm and nervous energy

Wendy Ide

26, Jun, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Moon, 66 Questions review – oblique view of a family reunion is a cinematic pleasure
Greek director Jacqueline Lentzou’s elliptical tale of an estranged father and daughter is a supremely confident debut

Wendy Ide

26, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The Big Hit review – feelgood prison comedy as convicts do Beckett
A curmudgeonly actor helps prisoners put on a production of Waiting for Godot in Emmanuel Courcol’s predictable drama

Leslie Felperin

24, Jun, 2022 @7:27 AM

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Wings of Desire review – Wim Wenders’ elegiac hymn to a broken cold-war Berlin
Shot when the city seemed forever divided by the wall, this intensely romantic story of an angel who longs for human love is unlike any other

Peter Bradshaw

22, Jun, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Theo and the Metamorphosis review – provocative drama of nudity and hating
An initially intriguing slice of secluded life descends into hollow indulgence, the kind of film that gives arthouse cinema a bad name

Phuong Le

20, Jun, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Moon, 66 Questions review – elusive but rewarding study of family tension
Jacqueline Lentzou’s highly anticipated debut feature follows a daughter struggling to reconnect with her ailing father

Peter Bradshaw

20, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Everything Went Fine review – François Ozon’s nimble study of assisted dying
The French director focuses on domestic dynamics rather than the moral issues in this naturalistic drama about a family crisis

Wendy Ide

19, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Good Luck to You, Leo Grande review – Emma Thompson excels in stagey sex comedy
The endlessly versatile actor plays a reserved widow ​who ​hires a ​sex worker ​in this ​enjoyably subversive but not quite believable​ romp​

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

19, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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