Maidan

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Silent horror: the director of The Tribe on his brutal film about life in a deaf school
Ukrainian director Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy on his violent new film, set in a deaf school and completely signed, the revolution in Kiev and what it’s like to suddenly be hot

Tom Seymour

13, May, 2015 @4:39 PM

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Fifty Shades of payday: film is highest-earning 18-certificate ever
Tight grip maintained on UK box office as Sam Taylor-Johnson’s S&M tale whips past The Wolf of Wall Street to claim record – and there’s good news for Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Never Beast

Charles Gant

24, Feb, 2015 @4:38 PM

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Maidan review – close-up of history in the making
Ukrainian director Sergei Loznitsa lets the camera tell the story in a vivid panorama of his country’s 2014 revolution

Jonathan Romney

22, Feb, 2015 @8:00 AM

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Maidan review – hypnotic bird’s-eye-view of Ukraine uprising
Sergei Loznitsa’s fixed camera captures the tragedy of the protests in Kiev’s Independence Square with haunting intensity

Peter Bradshaw

19, Feb, 2015 @9:59 PM

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Ten great post-Soviet films

From this year's Cannes festival award-winner Leviathan to a courageous documentary about civil unrest in the Ukraine, these films tackle stories of family, friendship and political struggle, writes Leslie Felperin

Leslie Felperin

10, Jun, 2014 @11:50 AM

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Cannes 2014: all the films we reviewed – which do you most want to see?

The red carpet has been rolled, the stars departed and the losers (hopefully) dried their eyes. Here's a reviews recap – now we want to know what's whetted your appetite, and which films you'd prefer to avoid … 

Catherine Shoard

28, May, 2014 @11:33 AM

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Cannes 2014: Maidan review – an unblinking look at Ukraine's history in action

Andrew Pulver: Sergei Loznitsa's documentary about the anti-government protests that forced out Ukraine's president is a vital and urgent film – even if his rigorous method doesn't help to convey the broader picture

Andrew Pulver

21, May, 2014 @6:55 PM

Cannes 2014: 25 key films - in pictures
Cannes 2014: the key films

Catherine Shoard

13, May, 2014 @4:25 PM

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