The highlight of the segment and also its most realistic entry is Joanny Causse’s American-French co-production ‘Rachels Don’t Run’
The programmers of NIFFF (Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival) have managed to compose a fine and diverse short film programme.
The focus on Asia that dominated this year’s (and also the last few years’) NIFFF also reflected in the selection of shorts, where the short films from Asia got their own slot. The most notable difference between the Asian, the international and the Swiss shorts programmes is that the Asian one is, well, the most […]
Pol Diggler’s ‘Horrorscope’ is a bright and breezy spoof of horror movie trailers that lays bare their clichés with plenty of fast cuts, scary music and jump cuts.
Aesthetically, the film plays with this well-to-do liberalism, all elegant black and white photography and judicious use of classical music on the soundtrack.
‘Healing’ is an apt psychological drama / thriller with good production values and powered by compelling acting.
Although the message of the film, shown at the very end, is dubious, the journey there in the hands of Elsener, who serves as the writer, director, editor and producer here, is smooth, deft and crafty.
There is not even a shadow of a doubt that ‘Kingdom’ is an example of the so-called “Issues Cinema”, aimed at delivering a certain kind of message to the audience.
‘Little Miss Fate’ is a retro-looking animation that takes its influences from a variety of sources…