Hong Sangsoo returns with In Our Day, a delightful tale that reminds us that contentment can be found in a drink of soju or a puff on a cigarette.
All To Play asks if love is enough to keep a family together in this safe, carefully modulated social realist French drama starring Virginie Efira.
A Song Sung Blue has every shade of blue you can hope for. But perhaps gorgeous aesthetics can only get you so far. Playing at Directors’ Fortnight.
Elene Naveriani shares casting Eka Chavleishvili, portraying older bodies, and casting a critical eye over rural Georgia in Blackbird Blackbird Blackberry.
Turkish auteur Nilge Bilge Ceylan returns with another long study of a toxic intellectual with the brilliant, Anatolian-set, About Dry Grasses.
Marguerite’s Theorem is proof that making movies about maths only works when you’re willing to forego generic filmmaking formulas.
Omen is a visually inventive, often fascinating exploration of Congelese mores, but lacks incisiveness. Now playing in Un Certain Regard at Cannes 2023.
With their third film, Blackbird Blackbird Blackberry, Georgian director Elene Naveriani re-asserts themselves as a major voice in world cinema.
The (Ex)perience of Love, playing in Critics’ Week, is a silly movie. But its fantasy premise is treated with smarts and sensitivity, making for a fun watch.
An enigmatic first half is undone by a mid backend in mysterious French noir The Rapture, playing in Critics’ Week at Cannes.