World cinema

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Girls Girls Girls review – Finnish friends find love, sex and figure skating
Three young women in Helsinki explore their sexuality in Alli Haapasalo’s live-wire coming-of-age tale

Peter Bradshaw

28, Sep, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Wood and Water review – slender but powerful tale of a mother in search of her son
Left to fend for herself when she arrives in Hong Kong with protests in full swing, a German woman makes a series of chance encounters

Phil Hoad

26, Sep, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Silent Land review – chilly drama of retribution on idyllic Italian island
There’s trouble in paradise as a wealthy couple’s luxury villa holiday hits the rocks in Aga Woszczynska’s impressive cautionary tale of selfish privilege

Wendy Ide

25, Sep, 2022 @11:30 AM

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In Front of Your Face review – a gentle Korean pleasure
Lee Hye-yeong is mesmerising as a former actor confronting her past in a typically meditative study from Korean director Hong Sang-soo

Wendy Ide

25, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Silent Land review – chilly comeuppance for picture-perfect tourists in Italian idyll
Aga Woszczynska’s incisive debut skewers guilt, desire and class for a vain pair of holidaymakers

Leslie Felperin

20, Sep, 2022 @12:00 PM

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In Front of Your Face review – quiet cine-literate magic from Korean auteur
Hong Sang-soo’s effortlessly lo-fi approach brings out the gentle humanity in his story of an actor returning to her family

Peter Bradshaw

19, Sep, 2022 @2:00 PM

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One Second review – Zhang Yimou’s censored love letter to cinema reels you in
Grief and pain go to the bone in the Chinese director’s simple, beautifully shot tale about an escaped prisoner and an orphan

Cath Clarke

14, Sep, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Jean-Luc Godard: a genius who tore up rule book without troubling to read it | Peter Bradshaw
Godard was the inspired maverick of the French New Wave, the Lennon to Truffaut’s McCartney, and kept his radical imagination to the very end

Peter Bradshaw

13, Sep, 2022 @8:22 AM

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Bloody Oranges review – bitter French comedy entertains but leaves a sour taste
A corrupt minister and a delusional pair of dance contestants are just two of the monsters of mediocrity who haunt Jean-Christophe Meurisse’s strange film

Peter Bradshaw

12, Sep, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Both Sides of the Blade review – Claire Denis’s love triangle thriller lacks chemistry
Juliette Binoche and Vincent Lindon are both intense, except when they’re together, in a romantic drama weighed down by backstory

Nick James

10, Sep, 2022 @2:00 PM

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The Damned Don’t Cry review – mournful portrait of colonial tension
Venice film festival: Fyzal Boulifa explores the decisions forced on a poverty-stricken Moroccan family in this vivid and powerful drama

Peter Bradshaw

08, Sep, 2022 @2:45 PM

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Identification of a Woman review – Michelangelo Antonioni’s midlife crisis of a movie
Antonioni’s 1982 film, in which a sexually restless middle-aged film-maker auditions young women, feels dated but has pleasing flourishes

Peter Bradshaw

08, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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