Cannes 2018. Ayka

Ayka **1/2 Ayka just gave birth. She can't afford to raise a child. She has no job, debts to be paid, not even a room of her own. But there is no way to suppress her natural instincts. Sono passai dieci anni da Tulpan ultimo film del kazako Dvotsevoy, premiato a Un certain regard. Un… Continue reading Cannes 2018. Ayka

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Cannes 2018. Knife + Heart

Knife + Heart ** Paris, Summer 1979. Anne produces third-rate gay porn. After her editor and lover Lois leaves her, she tries to win her back by shooting her most ambitious film yet with her trusted, flaming sidekick Archibald. But one of her actors is brutally murdered and Anne gets caught up in a strange… Continue reading Cannes 2018. Knife + Heart

Cannes 2018. Capharnaum

Capharnaum ** INT. COURTROOM ZAIN, a 12-year-old boy, faces THE JUDGE. THE JUDGE: Why are you suing your own parents? ZAIN: For giving me life. Un bambino di dodici anni, Zain, viene accompagnato di fronte alla corte di un tribunale, in manette. Sta scontando una condanna a cinque anni di reclusione. Ma questa volta è… Continue reading Cannes 2018. Capharnaum

Cannes 2018. Dogman

Dogman *** Dubbed an “urban Western,” DOGMAN takes place in an Italian suburb somewhere between metropolis and wild nature. Marcello (Marcello Fonte), a small and gentle dog groomer, finds himself involved in a dangerous relationship of subjugation with Simone (Edoardo Pesce), a former violent boxer who terrorizes the entire neighborhood. In an effort to reaffirm… Continue reading Cannes 2018. Dogman

Cannes 2018. Burning

Burning ***1/2 Deliveryman Jongsu is out on a job when he runs into Haemi, a girl who once lived in his neighborhood. She asks if he'd mind looking after her cat while she's away on a trip to Africa. On her return she introduces to Jongsu an enigmatic young man named Ben, who she met… Continue reading Cannes 2018. Burning

Cannes 2018. Under The Silver Lake

Under The Silver Lake *** Sam (Andrew Garfield) is a disenchanted 33-year old who discovers a mysterious woman, Sarah (Riley Keough), frolicking in his apartment's swimming pool. When she vanishes, Sam embarks on a surreal quest across Los Angeles to decode the secret behind her disappearance, leading him into the murkiest depths of mystery, scandal… Continue reading Cannes 2018. Under The Silver Lake

Cannes 2018. En guerre – At War

En guerre - At War **1/2 Despite heavy financial sacrifices on the part of their employees and record profits that year, the management of Perrin Industries decides to shut down a factory. The 1100 employees, led by their spokesman Laurent Amédéo, decide to fight this brutal decision, ready to do everything to save their jobs.… Continue reading Cannes 2018. En guerre – At War

Cannes 2018. BlacKkKlansman

BlacKkKlansman **1/2 Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully managed to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan and almost became the head of the local chapter. Spike Lee è arrabbiato. Furioso. E indignato come non mai. Ed il suo nuovo film BlacKkKalnsman è diventato il catalizzatore di questa rabbia, che dall'america degli anni '70… Continue reading Cannes 2018. BlacKkKlansman

Cannes 2018. Asako I & II

Asako I & II *1/2 One day Asako’s first love suddenly disappears. Two years later, she meets his perfect double. Secondo film giapponese del concorso ufficiale, questo Asako I & II è un melò sentimentale leggerissimo e fiacco, che si trascina per due ore infinite attorno ai rovelli amorosi di Asako, un graziosa ragazza di… Continue reading Cannes 2018. Asako I & II

Lazzaro felice

Lazzaro felice **1/2 This is the tale of a meeting between Lazzaro, a young peasant so good that he is often mistaken for simple-minded, and Tancredi, a young nobleman cursed by his imagination. Life in their isolated pastoral village Inviolata is dominated by the terrible Marchesa Alfonsina de Luna, the queen of cigarettes. A loyal… Continue reading Lazzaro felice