Locarno Film Festival

Exploring Brazilian cinema’s experimental side at the 70th Locarno Film Festival

By Matt Turner

Good Manners and Once it Was Brasilia were among the highlights of this year’s festival.

Why Jacques Tourneur is a filmmaker for our troubled modern times

By Justine Smith

The French master’s work mirrors today’s climate of social anxiety, as revealed in a recent retrospective.

How to capture death on film

By Ross McDonnell

Two prizewinning films at the 2017 Locarno Film Festival – Mrs Fang and 3/4 – attempt to do just that.

Lucky – first look review

By Luke Walkley

Harry Dean Stanton delivers arguably the greatest performance of his long career in John Carroll Lynch’s contemplative debut feature.

Meet the young director bringing Shakespeare into the 21st century

By Giovanni Marchinicamia

With Hermia & Helena, Matías Piñeiro delivers another refreshingly modern twist on The Bard.

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