Archive - September 2017

ON BODY AND SOUL - FILM OF THE WEEK

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ON BODY AND SOUL  - FILM OF THE WEEK review film poster

Director:Ildiko Enyedi
Cast:Alexandra Borbély, Géza Morcsányi, Réka Tenki, Ervin Nagy, Itala Békés
Genre: Drama
Language: Hungarian with English subtitles
Country of Origin: Hungary 2016 116 mins. (15)
Winner Golden Bear Berlin 2017; Winner FIPRESCI Prize; Prize of the Ecumenical Jury; Audience Prize of the Berliner Morgenpost; Winner Sydney Film Festival Prize.
Released by MUBI

'On Body and Soul,' Hungarian director Ildiko Enyedi first film for 18 years is an original and hypnotic comeback which won the Golden Bear at this years Berlinale.

Borg vs McEnroe

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Borg vs McEnroe review film poster

Director: Janus Metz
Cast:Sverrir Gudnason, Shia LaBeouf, Stellan Skarsgård
Genre: Drama, Sport
Language: English
Country of Origin: Sweden-Denmark-Finland 2017 100 mins.
Released by Curzon Artificial Eye

Maze

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Maze review film poster

Director: Stephen Burk
Cast: Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Barry Ward, Martin McCann
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Mystery
Language: English
Country of Origin: Ireland 2017 92 mins. (15)
Released by Lionsgate

Inspired by the true events of the 1983 Maze prison breakout of 38 IRA prisoners from HMP, which was to become the biggest prison escape in Europe since World War II.

Mother!

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Mother! review film poster

Director: Darren Aronofsky
Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Michelle Pfeiffer, Domhnall Gleeson, Ed Harris
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2017 115 mins. (15)
Released by Paramount Pictures

Intriguing, OTT, craze-filled, playful, a hit in the gut roller coaster that plunges into an operatic, theatre of the absurd.

My Pure Land

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My Pure Land review film poster

Director: Sarmad Masud
Cast: Suhaee Abro, Eman Malik, Tayyab Azfal, Syed Tanveer Hussain
Genre: Drama
Language: Urdu with English subtitles
Country of Origin: UK 2017 92 mins. (15)
British Selection Best Foreign Language Film 90th Academy Awards
Released by Bill Kenwright Films

Victoria & Abdul

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Victoria & Abdul review film poster

Director: Stephen Frears
Cast: Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Eddie Izzard, Michael Gambon, Tim Pigott-Smith
Genre: Drama, History
Language: English
Country of Origin: UK-USA 2017 106 mins. (U)
Released by Universal Pictures