The great names in cinema
DENMARK , France , Sweden , Germany
| 155 minutes | 2018
True to form, the legendary Danish director shocks and provokes in his portrait of Jack, a ruthless serial killer and intellectually-minded architect who ponders his “body of work” with a mysterious psychoanalyst named Verge. In this nightmarish tale divided into five chapters, Von Trier spares no one. Beyond the body count and the sadism of the protagonist – played by a never-more-terrifying Matt Dillon – the film is a scathing indictment of the role of the artist. This violent yet poetic descent into hell, unleavened by twisted humour, is guaranteed to provoke strong reactions.
A protest film, musical saga and historical tragedy all in one, the new outing by the Filipino filmmaker follows a handful of characters –...
PHILIPPINES | 155 minutes | 2018
Powerfully as ever, Rithy Panh continues documenting the horrific Cambodian genocide perpetrated by the Khmer Rouge in the late 1980s, which Panh lived...
FRANCE , Cambodia | 155 minutes | 2018
For his thirteenth feature, the Chinese filmmaker follows a couple embroiled in the local underworld of Datong City. Taking up his favourite themes —...
CHINA , France | 155 minutes | 2018
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