Erwin is one of a large amount of films that Soldat has completed in 2020 (many of which evocative titles such as For fuck’s sake, Christian, we’re making a porn film and The Wanker) and continues with the style for which he has become notorious.
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Despite the occasional appearance of a mobile phone, there’s a certain timeless feel to the film as our protagonists travel to diners and motels on the way to their ultimate location.
This stop motion and dialogue free film follows the fractious relationship between a father and daughter.
Ostensibly Tomorrow At Dawn is an examination of a community still in the thralls of superstition, believing that the work of a witch doctor will be able to cure all ills.
Aside from a scant few lines, Hayward eschews dialogue relying on the visuals to let us know about the family dynamics.
Despite its over-reaching ambition, While You’re Sleeping does remain an often intriguing metaphor for human relationships.
The winner of this year’s Best Polish Short at Short Waves is a paean to enduring love and the vitality of its central couple.
Tragedy segues into gentrification in ‘This Means More’, a sobering reflection on the effects of 1989s Hillsborough Disaster
As the film begins to explore the Hillsborough disaster itself…
The Devil’s Harmony is typified by an understated sense of humour that shifts between different tones.