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Day: 23 May 2017

Cannes 2017: Radiance review

★★★☆☆ In 1997, Naomi Kawase became the youngest winner of the Camera d’Or for her first feature Suzaku. She has returned seven times in total and this year enters the main competition for the fifth time with Radiance, a thoughtful […]

Film Review: Jeune Femme

★★★★☆ We first meet Paula (Laetitia Dosch) as she bangs her head against the closed-door of her apartment with such violence that it knocks her unconscious. Her photographer boyfriend has jilted her and she is not taking it well. She […]

Cannes 2017: April’s Daughter review

★★★☆☆ April is the cruelest mum in Michel Franco’s Un Certain Regard entry April’s Daughter. The Mexican director and Cannes favourite has produced another disturbing character study, following Tim Roth’s obsessive nurse in Chronic which screened a mere two years […]