Two prizewinning films at the 2017 Locarno Film Festival – Mrs Fang and 3/4 – attempt to do just that.
From The Colour of Pomegranates to A Quiet Passion, seek out these fascinating portraits of verse-makers.
Barry Jenkins’ Miami-set coming-of-ager echoes the visual language of Hou Hsiao-hsien’s 2001 film.
Before you see Toni Erdmann, seek out the director’s brilliantly observed second feature from 2009.
A drunk Anne Hathaway wreaks havoc in South Korea in this brilliant, utterly bizarre monster movie.
Polish director Bartosz M Kowalski’s Playground graphically depicts the murder of a toddler.