Archive - June 2014

Return To Homs - Documentary of the Week

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Return To Homs - Documentary of the Week Movie Poster 1242730340

Director: Talal Derki
Genre: Documentary
Language: Arabic with English subtitles
Country of Origin: Syria, Germany 2013 87 mins.
Winner of World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Documentary, 2014 Sundance International Film Festival
Rating: ****
Released by JOURNEYMAN PICTURES

'Brave, brutal and very relevant. A remarkable face-to-face film of the reality of the Syrian resistance. A camera's inside eye of the horror and despair that is Homs. Extraordinary'

Secret Sharer

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Secret Sharer Movie Poster 2028586550

Director: Peter Fudakowski
Cast: Jack Laskey, Zhu Zhu, Ching-ting Hsia
Language: English and Mandarin with English subtitles
Country of Origin: UK, Poland, China, Thailand
Rating: *
Released by PREMIER RELEASING

Her

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Her Movie Poster 751431970

Director: Spike Jonze
Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Scarlette Johansson
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2013 126 mins
Rating:****
Released by ENTERTAINMENT FILM DISTRIBUTORS

'Original, sad and funny- a lonely man falling in love with a computer - wonderfully engaging and provocative'.

Boy Meets Girl

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Boy Meets Girl Movie Poster 94745998

Director: Leos Carax
Cast: Denis Lavant, Mireille Perriere, Carroll Brooks
Genre: Drams Romance
Language: French with English subtitles
Country of Origin: France 1984 100 mins.
Rating: ****
Released by ARTIFICIAL EYE

After starting out as a Cahiers du Cinéma critic, Carax, with his first feature at age 23, was immediately proclaimed the 'bad boy' and 'boy genius' of French cinema. Though he has only made five films in 30 years, each has made its own striking impact on critics, audiences, and filmmakers alike.

Exhibition

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Exhibition Movie Poster 1781702189

Director: Joanna Hogg
Cast: Viv Albertine, Liam Gillick, Tom Huddleston, Harry Kershaw, Mary Roscoe, Christopher McWatters
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Country of Origin: UK 2013 104 mins.
Premiered at the 2013 Locarno International Film Festival
Rating: ****
Released by ARTIFICIAL EYE/CURZON FILM WORLD

'Fascinating, intimate, intriguing - an engrossing portrait of relationships.'

Birds, Orphans and Fools (Vtackovia, siroty a blazni)

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Birds, Orphans and Fools (Vtackovia, siroty a blazni) Movie Poster 1677876216

Director: Juraj Jakubisko
Cast:Magda Vasaryova, Jiri Sykora, Philippe Avron, Mila Beran, Francoise Goldite
Genre: Drama
Language: Slovak with English subtitles
Country of Origin: Czekoslovakia 1969 78 mins.
1969 Sorrento Film Festival Golden Siren Award, 1973 Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival, Second Prize Best Director 1990 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, FIPRESCI Prize
Rating: ***
Released by SECOND RUN