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Visions of the Underworld: Jean-Pierre Melville | Retrospective BFI

Visions of the Underworld: Jean-Pierre Melville | Retrospective BFI

Filmuforia August 25, 2017 Comments Off on Visions of the Underworld: Jean-Pierre Melville | Retrospective BFI

VISIONS OF THE UNDERWORLD is dedicated to the artistically ambitious cinema of independent filmmaker Jean-Pierre Melville (1917-1973) in his centenary year. France in the 1940s and 50s is seen as a broken nation, where male solidarity –

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9 Doigts | 9 Fingers (2017) | Locarno International Film Festival 2017

9 Doigts | 9 Fingers (2017) | Locarno International Film Festival 2017

Filmuforia August 8, 2017 Comments Off on 9 Doigts | 9 Fingers (2017) | Locarno International Film Festival 2017

Dir/Writer: F J Ossang | France/Port | Drama | 99′ Cult French auteur F J Ossang has made a handful of features: L’affaire des Divisions Morituri (1985); Doctor Chance (Locarno/1998; Dharma Guns (2010) and

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Victim (1961) | re-release

Victim (1961) | re-release

Filmuforia July 30, 2017 Comments Off on Victim (1961) | re-release

Dir: Basil Dearden | Writers: Janet Green & John McCormick | Cast: Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Syms, Dennis Price, Nigel Stock, Peter McEnery, Donald Churchill, Anthony Nicholls, Hilton Edwards, Norman Bird, Derren Nesbitt, Alan MacNaughton, Noel Howlett,

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Scribe (2016)

Scribe (2016)

Filmuforia July 16, 2017 Comments Off on Scribe (2016)

Dir: Thomas Kruithof | Cast: Francois Cluzet, Denis Podalydes, Simon Abkarian, Alba Rohrwacher | Writers: Thomas Kruithof, Yann Gozlan | Thriller | 95min | French You can’t help admiring Thomas Kruithof’s feature debut. It’s a

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City of Tiny Lights (2016)

City of Tiny Lights (2016)

Filmuforia April 3, 2017 Comments Off on City of Tiny Lights (2016)

Dir.: Pete Travis; Cast: Riz Ahmed, Billie Piper, Roshan Seth, James Floyd, Mohamed Al Amiri, Cush Jumbo, Hanna Rae, Alexander Siddig; UK 2017, 110 min. With Raymond Chandler in mind, director Pete Travis (Dredd)

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Mother (2016) | Nordic Baltic Film Festival 2016

Mother (2016) | Nordic Baltic Film Festival 2016

Filmuforia December 7, 2016 Comments Off on Mother (2016) | Nordic Baltic Film Festival 2016

Writer|Dir: Kadri Kousaar, Tiina Malberg, Andres Tabun, Andres Noormets, Siim Maaten, Jaak Prints, Katrin Kalma, Getter Meresmaa | Drama | Estonia | 89min Estonia’s official Oscar foreign language hopeful is a sardonic suspense drama

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The Ardennes (2016)

The Ardennes (2016)

Filmuforia December 5, 2016 Comments Off on The Ardennes (2016)

Writer|Dir: Robin Pront | Cast: Kevin Janssens, Jeroen Perceval, Veerle Baetens, Jan Bijvoet, Viviane de Muynck | 96min| Crime drama | Belgium Robin Pront proves that blood is thicker than water, but that love doesn’t

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In the Heat of the Night (1967)

In the Heat of the Night (1967)

Filmuforia November 20, 2016 Comments Off on In the Heat of the Night (1967)

Dir: Norman Jewison | Cast: Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates | US | Crime Drama | 109min Directed by Norman Jewison (Rollerball), and scripted by Stirling Silliphant from the novel by John Ball

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Day for Night (1972-3) | La Nuit Americaine

Day for Night (1972-3) | La Nuit Americaine

Filmuforia October 17, 2016 Comments Off on Day for Night (1972-3) | La Nuit Americaine

Dir.: Francois Truffaut; Cast: Jacqueline Bisset, Valentina Cortese, Jean-Pierre Aumont) Alexandra Stewart, Jean-Pierre Laud, Francois Truffaut, Natalie Baye; France 1972/3, 116 min. With DAY FOR NIGHT, his fourteenth feature film, Truffaut wanted to make

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Godless | Bezbog (2016) | Golden Leopard Winner | Locarno 2016

Godless | Bezbog (2016) | Golden Leopard Winner | Locarno 2016

Filmuforia August 15, 2016 Comments Off on Godless | Bezbog (2016) | Golden Leopard Winner | Locarno 2016

Dir: Ralitza Petrova | Cast: Irena Ivanova, Alexander Triffinov, Ivan Nalbantov, Ventzislav Konstantinov, Dimitri Petkov; Bulgaria/France/Den | drama | 100 min. The first feature film by Bulgarian director/writer Ralitza Petrova, who studied at the

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