Hawken dances around the story with a zest of a boxer that is about to win his title. He is literally in the story, alert, compationate, intimate, and Shauna Macdonald’s performance is dank, sincere and unforgettable.
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Set to the sinister score composed by Richard Canavan, the film plays with the steel blue coldness at night and blinding whitness of the snowy landscape in daylight, with Steve Cardno’s photography that expands the feeling of entrapment.
One wouldn’t expect to find a Syrian barber on such a tiny island as the Scottish Isle of Bute.
Penned by Rosy Barnes, the script is built on black humor, witty dialogues, and a weird type of action that true genre lovers will know to appreciate.
Caitlin Black’s sophomore short 12th Man is based on the script by the newcomer Jack Gemmell whose insightful writing brings the plight of two lovers close to the viewer.
Tolu, a Nigerian toilet attendant in a Glasgow-based nightclub is trying to earn some extra money by providing her customers with cosmetic products.
The short documentary by Giulia Candussi has nothing to do with the Stevenson’s legacy. She is following a new candidate for the community Gill on her trial period to joing the chosen
In his Berlinale Shorts contender Motorcyclist’s Happiness Won’t Fit Into His Suit, Gabriel Herrera paints a nonconformist picture of the Spanish conquest of Indigenous lands, set in modern context
We are supposed to “paint-by-numbers” according to Ulu Braun, but how that’s another thing.