The great names in cinema
FRANCE , Cambodia
| 115 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 through. This time he focuses on the intensity of the survivors’ spiritual lives and their attempts to communicate with the victims. He drives the narrative with a superbly written voiceover, long travelling shots that capture the surrounding landscape, and the profound testimonials of the survivors. After the acclaimed The Missing Picture, the director refreshes his creative, poetic approach to documentary through this heartbreaking and redemptive tribute to the victims. Presented by RIDM
In the magical Toshino Mountains of Japan, the filmmaker of Still the Water brings together Jeanne, a French author, and Tomo, a local forest ranger. They...
JAPAN | 115 minutes | 2018
Quarrelling, making up, little stabs in the back, and boozy despair – as always, Hong Sang-Soo feels right at home here. In his latest opus Grass, he...
SOUTH KOREA | 115 minutes | 2018
A protest film, musical saga and historical tragedy all in one, the new outing by the Filipino filmmaker follows a handful of characters –...
PHILIPPINES | 115 minutes | 2018
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