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Futura X-tra bold – Gaspar Noé’s “LOVE” [2015 France, Belgium]

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“My biggest dream in life is to make a movie that truly depicts sentimental sexuality. Why – why haven’t we seen this in cinema yet!”, exclaims Murphy. Having made his mark as an uncompromising filmmaker who worked on exceptionally … Continue reading

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Making the best of available time: “Una Noche” [2012 Cuba, USA, UK]

 
Lucy Mulloy has made a stirring directorial feature film début through the Cuban drama “Una Noche” [Eng. Title: One Night]. Set in Havana for the most part, it narrates events during a momentous day and night in the lives … Continue reading

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A test of friendship: “Gioco al massacro” [1989 Italy]

Damiano Damiani’s filmography is also one of the most disparate – he doesn’t mind dipping into different genre. But he also has this unique quality of transcending it using cinematic flair, making his films acceptable to even a critical … Continue reading

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A feverish kiss in the mouth to Recife – “A Febre do Rato” [2011 Brazil]

Cláudio Assis is no stranger to controversy – his previous two films, Amarelo Manga and Baixio das Bestas shocked film-goers with its in-your-face imagery and outrageous characterisation. While his latest offering doesn’t exactly fall short in its frankness, “A … Continue reading

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Mina Orfanou in “Strella” [2009 Greece]

I’ve had the DVD of this Panos H. Koutras drama, “Strella” [Eng. Title: A Woman’s Way] for well over a year now. It is also one of the most poignant and radical films I’d seen during the time, one … Continue reading

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