The rivalries and the clashing visions and desires are at the very centre of Alberto Gross Molo’s Broken Roots.
Sushma Khadepaun does not hesitate to dig deep into the unpleasant topic of family relations, betrayal and the conservatism that fuels the ugliest of the emotions, but she is clever in keeping her clues as subtle as possible for as long as it takes.
The extremely simple style Molle opted for suits the film really well, so its elaborate, somewhat bizarre narrative and complex questions it poses could shine.
Is being smart and being knowledgeable the same thing?
It was described, probably by its author, as a film about sharing, but it actually plays with our expectations in the best way possible.
Precious is a wonderful cinematic experience and the perfect vehicle for the bitter pill that is at its core.
“Struck by Lightning” is a meta-film and a collage documentary, a demonstration of the variety of techniques at brothers Esko’s disposal, and a wild ride worthy of the protagonist’s personality
Bastien Dubois deals with the multitude of interconnected topics revolving around war, memories and the efforts taken to bury or unearth some unpleasant truths.
Can a perfect human being be constructed? That question preoccupied the imagination throughout the history of human kind.