Featuring acute narration by Jacob Banigan, which occasionally dips into didacticism, ‘Hardly Working’ argues that capitalism has no end-goal.
Pardi di Domani
Ana Nedeljković and Nikola Majdak Jr. return to the topic of the individuality loss and repetetivness in life previously explored in …
‘Diamond Kid’ is a meditation on human urge to control, or readiness to be controlled
A joy for one person can be a pain for the other.
Traditionally good in storyline suspense building, the Greek director Thanasis Neofotistos is back on the festival scene with his dramedy ‘AirHostess-737’, which screenes in Locarno’s Pardi di Domani international competition program.
‘Fairplay’ is a complexly envisioned mosaic film that proves the point in an extremely audience-friendly package blending thriller, drama and social satire.
The two stories, one individual portrait of a person used to exist in quite rigid and uneventful environment marked by the never-changing routines, and a group portrait of “easy riders”, come to a joint end in the setting resembling a Western movie, dipped in warm colours of the 16mm footage.
‘Pillow Face’ is one of the most striking movies about the merciless phase between childhood and the total explosion of hormones.
There is no victimizing involved in the script the director co-wrote with Sofia Lo. The narrative turns to something else instead – the profitable side of the ‘purification business’.