The ultra-naturalistic style of Maurice Pialat may not seem the best choice for a costume drama about probably the most-often filmed painter in history, but the director's eye for the unsensational and low-key pays dividends in this rewarding, occasionally disturbing film.
Rare Guatemalan drama set on the slopes of an active volcano, where a marginalised Mayan community prepare for the arranged marriage of a 17-year old girl to the foreman of the coffee plantation that their lives centre around. A small scale and humanistic ethnography.
A more restrained, but no less pretty and witty outing for septuagenarian director Pedro Almodóvar, which narrates evocative vignettes from the life of a fictional aging film director, reflecting on his past as he battles chronic illness and writer's block. A beautifully self-reflexive celebration of the…
A German wholesale supermarket is the setting for this gentle romantic drama following a reclusive blue-collar shelf stacker (Andreas Leupold, TRANSIT) and his charming co-worker (Sandra Huller, TONI ERDMANN).