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The Silent Twins

By Hannah Strong

The heartbreaking story of Jennifer and June Gibbons feels undersold by Agnieszka Smoczynska's drama.

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Charlotte

By Lydia Figes

The artist Charlotte Salomon, who died in the Holocaust, receives a long-overdue biography through this inventive animated film.

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Pinocchio

By Kambole Campbell

Guillermo del Toro finally realises his long-gestating passion project, with charming results.

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Emancipation

By David Jenkins

Will Smith brings stern dramatic heft to an enslaved man making a dash for freedom in Antoine Fuqua’s tonally mish-mashed action drama.

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Three Minutes: A Lengthening

By Marina Ashioti

A home movie becomes an important historical artefact, revealing the devastation of the Holocaust for the Jewish residents of a small Polish town.

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White Noise

By Hannah Strong

Adam Driver and Greta Gerwig reunite as a couple grappling with their fear of death in Noah Baumbach’s adaptation of Don DeLillo’s novel.

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Tori and Lokita

By Phil Concannon

The Dardenne brothers return with a harrowing story of human trafficking in Belgium, centring on two young migrants.

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Lynch/Oz

By Marina Ashioti

Alexandre O Philippe traces the connection between David Lynch and Victor Fleming's The Wizard of Oz.

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Last Flight Home

By Saskia Lloyd Gaiger

Ondi Timoner films the final days of her father’s life in an informative, detailed and unpolished account of assisted death.

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Nanny

By Zahra AlHadad

An undocumented immigrant working as a nanny in New York faces supernatural forces in Nikyatu Jusu's spell-binding and assured feature debut.

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The Swimmers

By David Jenkins

The astonishing saga of Syrian refugee-turned-Olympic swimmer Yusra Mardini is effectively presented by writer/director Sally El Hosaini.

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Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

By David Jenkins

Benoit Blanc enters the canon of iconic movie characters with Rian Johnson’s second foray into whodunit (nu-dunit?) territory.

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She Said

By Laura Venning

Maria Schrader tackles the New York Times investigation that brought down Harvey Weinstein in this well-pitched drama.

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Lady Chatterley’s Lover

By Patrick Sproull

A lonely newlywed embarks on a clandestine affair with her gamekeeper in Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre’s adaptation of the classic DH Lawrence novel.

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What Do We See When We Look at the Sky?

By Caitlin Quinlan

Football provides the common thread for Aleksandre Koberidze's dreamy drama set on the Rioni river.

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Bones and All

By Hannah Strong

Taylor Russell and Timothée Chalamet play a pair of young cannibals on a trans-America road trip in Luca Guadagnino's sweet, squelchy horror romance.

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Strange World

By David Jenkins

This retro-inspired Disney adventure yarn boasts lots of great, progressive ideas, but lacks in the imagination department.

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