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Day: 22 June 2014

Edinburgh 2014: ‘Sorrow and Joy’ review

★★☆☆☆ Film director Johannes (Jakob Cedergren) returns home from a trip to be told that his wife Signe (Helle Fagralid) has killed their infant daughter in director Nils Malmros’ largely autobiographical effort Sorrow and Joy (2013). […]

Edinburgh 2014: ‘Manakamana’ review

★★★★☆ The latest from Harvard University’s Sensory Ethnography Lab (the same team who brought us last year’s Leviathan), Manakamana (2013) is another non-narrative, observational portrait of life that eschews conventional storytelling in favour of a meditative […]