Giulia Grandinetti’s ‘Tria’ presents itself as a missing link between Kusturica’s blend of magic realism and the dystopian side of the Greek Weird Wave
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Love, loss and grieving have rarely been so painful as in Balázs Turai’s ‘Amok’.
…with a story that reveals itself slowly and never to the full, the actors have a complex task of dosing the emotions of their characters…
‘Microbiome’ could be interpreted as the short- and documentary extension to the Greek “weird wave” present in the fiction features that also tend to be a bit scientific and more than a bit anthropological (…)
If it was not official after ‘Summer Fruits’ (2019), ‘White Christmas’ and ‘Nine Months’ (both from 2020), now it became clear that Josip Lukić’s own family-themed documentary phase (2018 ‘Momsy’ and 2019 ‘The Rex Will Sail In’) is over
A joy for one person can be a pain for the other.
‘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.
Daron is the hero and the subject of Kevin Steen’s short documentary ‘Daron, Daron Colbert’ that world- premiered at Locarno.