Tag: Film Review

Call Mum! [Ring Mamma!] — Scandinavian Film Festival 2021

Call Mum! [Ring Mamma!] — Scandinavian Film Festival 2021

Niki (Sanna Sundqvist) has a complicated and essentially unhappy relationship with her mother, Sofia (Nina Gunke). Each in her own ...
Any Day Now [Ensilumi] — Scandinavian Film Festival 2021

Any Day Now [Ensilumi] — Scandinavian Film Festival 2021

A sympathetic look at the life of refugees awaiting an asylum decision in relatively comfortable refugee accommodations in Finland, Any ...
Perfumes [Les parfums]

Perfumes [Les parfums]

Guillaume (Grégory Montel), a somewhat maladjusted single father, has steady casual work as a chauffeur for hire. He needs to ...
[Film review] The Mole Agent [El agente topo]

[Film review] The Mole Agent [El agente topo]

Answering an advertisement seeking a man between 80 and 90 years old, Sergio (Sergio Chamy) is enlisted by private detective ...
The Collini Case [Der Fall Collini] — German Film Festival 2021

The Collini Case [Der Fall Collini] — German Film Festival 2021

It’s 2001. Wealthy industrialist Hans Meyer (Manfred Zapatka), much loved by his family, is inexplicably murdered in his hotel suite ...
Nightlife — German Film Festival 2021

Nightlife — German Film Festival 2021

Best friends and fellow bartenders Milo (Elyas M’Barek) and Renzo (Frederick Lau) dream of establishing their own nightclub. But Renzo, ...
[Film review] Bye Bye Morons [Adieu les cons]

[Film review] Bye Bye Morons [Adieu les cons]

Suze Trappet (Virginie Efira)’s years-long quest to find the son whom she surrendered at birth has acquired fresh urgency with ...
The Kangaroo Chronicles [Die Känguru-Chroniken] — German Film Festival 2021

The Kangaroo Chronicles [Die Känguru-Chroniken] — German Film Festival 2021

Marc-Uwe (Dimitrij Schaad), an anarchist musician, pedantic about language but a slob in his daily life, answers his flat’s door ...
It’s for Your Own Good [Es ist zu deinem Besten] — German Film Festival 2021

It’s for Your Own Good [Es ist zu deinem Besten] — German Film Festival 2021

It’s for Your Own Good follows a familiar comic theme of fathers seeing their teenage daughters’ boyfriends as worryingly unsuitable ...
The Perfect Secret [Das perfekte Geheimnis] — German Film Festival 2021

The Perfect Secret [Das perfekte Geheimnis] — German Film Festival 2021

Four men in their late 40s who’ve been friends since childhood meet for dinner, three with their wives or partners, ...