Bertrand Mandico – Boro in the Box (2011)

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Those who still think the biopic is a boring and routine genre have an unbeatable occasion to let Boro in the Box change their minds. The life of Polish filmmaker Walerian Borowczyk, director of films like Contes immoraux or La bête, always halfway between eroticism and fantasy, is imagined by Bertrand Mandico as an oneiric and surreal black and white journey, from Poland to Paris, where Borowczyk wanders around foggy landscapes coming across all kinds of incredible situations. An extremely evocative work, ideal both for fans of Borowczyk and lovers of sensitive, irrational cinema. Continue reading

Thierry Demaizière & Alban Teurlai – Rocco (2016)

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A behind-the-scene account of the porn world and its stars as they’ve never been seen before – and the no-holds-barred portrait of a true giant.

Rocco Siffredi is to pornography what Mike Tyson is to boxing or Mick Jagger is to rock’n’roll: a living legend. His mother wanted him to be a priest; with her blessing he became a hardcore performer, devoting his life to one God only: Desire. Rocco Siffredi reveals all, even if it sometimes means busting his own myth: his true story, beginnings, career, wife and children… and the ultimate revelation that will change his life forever. A behind-the-scenes account of the porn world and its stars as they’ve never been seen before – the no-holds-bard portrait of a true giant. Continue reading

David Bickerstaff – The Curious World of Hieronymus Bosch (2016)

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The Curious World of Hieronymus Bosch features the exhibition ‘Jheronimus Bosch – Visions of Genius’ at Het Noordbrabants Museum in the southern Netherlands, which brought the majority of Bosch’s paintings and drawings together for the first time to his home town of Den Bosch and attracted almost half a million art lovers from all over the world. With his fascinating life revealed plus the details and stories within his works seen like never before, don’t miss this cinematic exploration of a great creative genius. Continue reading