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.
Once again, the Iranian filmmaker defies his officially-imposed house arrest and filming ban to deliver a portrait of three women in today’s Iran. Using...
IRAN | 155 minutes | 2018
Eight years after Poetry, Korean filmmaker Lee Chang-Dong adapts Japanese writer Haruki Murakami’s novel on the coded twists and turns of a love...
SOUTH KOREA | 155 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...
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