Just like in her award winning short doc A Harlem’s Mother (2010), Todorovic is here to remind you about the value of life. I
‘A Bunch of Amateurs’ a heart-warming group portrait of a very special bunch laced with the typically dry, but actually well-meaning English humour.
‘The Princess’ ultimately eschews speculation surrounding the princess’s tragic demise, but it provides a riveting, if unavoidably voyeuristic, front-row seat on the claustrophobia in being a box office princess plunged into fame’s most fiery furnace.
The first impression of this slow-burner might be a bit misleading, due to the filmmaker’s and his cinematographer choices of usually long static, mid-to-long distance takes from lower racourses and “Dutch” angles.
When is the right time to give up on our dreams, face the music and accept our fate?
It all starts with a bang, an explosion after which the objects, abstract and concrete, and later the animals and the people move straight to the imaginary camera.
Maybe the apocalypse will look like children’s drawings, mixed with geometrical abstraction done in wax colours over the black background.
‘Bird in the Peninsula’ is simply magnetic
Animated in gentle fashion, with simple, child-like drawings as the founding material, ‘In the Upper Room’ is a proper coming-of-age film that speaks loudly enough to both the younger and grown-up audiences.