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Paul McGuigan – Searching for Sam: Adrian Dunbar on Samuel Beckett (2019)

“If the work Adrian Dunbar is best known for – the police drama Line of Duty – left us with the tantalising riddle about the identity of the master criminal H, his new documentary tries to unmask an even more evasive man: Samuel Beckett. In Searching for Sam: Adrian Dunbar on Samuel Beckett (BBC Four), the actor we know and love as Superintendent Ted Hastings follows the reportedly too-small-shoe’d footsteps of his great hero. Read More »

Martin Lund – Psychobitch (2019)

Synopsis
Frida is different. Marius, on the other hand is the most perfect boy in class. When they have to work together at school, it’s the start of a turbulent and challenging relationship. Generation Achievement meets impossible love. Read More »

Gan Bi – Mi mi jin yu AKA Secret Goldfish (2016)

秘密金鱼
Mi mi jin yu
Secret Goldfish

Poetic short by the director of Long Day’s Journey Into Night—fans will notice the ping pong paddle. Read More »

Darielle Tillon – Une nouvelle ère glaciaire AKA A New Ice Age (2008)

Quote:
Near a windy, misty beach, Eric and David, two brothers in their twenties run a camping site. It covers several hectares on an eroded dune facing the sea. It is the end of the season, the site is empty, the days follow and all seem the same. Then one day Eric disappears. David goes looking for him… Read More »

Dag Johan Haugerud – Barn AKA Beware of Children (2019) (HD)

Beware of Children traces the dramatic aftermath of a tragic event in a middle class suburb of Oslo.

During a break in school 13 year-old Lykke, the daughter of a prominent Labour Party member, seriously injures her classmate Jamie, the son of a high profile right-wing politician. When Jamie later dies in hospital, contradicting versions of what actually happened risks making a difficult and traumatic situation worse. Read More »

Benjamin Berman – The Amazing Johnathan Documentary (2019)

What begins as a documentary following the final tour of a dying magician – “The Amazing Johnathan” – becomes an unexpected and increasingly bizarre journey as the filmmaker struggles to separate truth from illusion. Read More »

Kon Ichikawa – Taketori monogatari AKA Princess from the Moon (1987)

The old Japanese folktale of the Bamboo Cutter is here reinterpreted to make Kaguya an alien visitor. Sticking fairly closely to the original 9th century tale of a bamboo cutter finding a mysterious baby girl, this film puts a modern spin onto it by turning the beautiful visitor from the moon into an alien entity lost from a crashed spaceship. Read More »