Helena Wittman’s extraordinary seafaring anti-epic is a prime contender for the big prize at the 2022 Locarno Film Festival.
Debut director Julie Lerat-Gersant offers up a vivid character study of a pregnant teen who’s adamant to give up her baby.
Alexander Sokurov offers a collegial walking tour through limbo with Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin and Churchill. It’s completely mad.
The global pandemic seeped into this year’s programme in some unusual and surprising ways.
Pedro Costa returns with another gently moving study of life on the fringes of Portuguese society.
A smorgasbord of international cinematic treasures was on offer at this year's festival.
By Matt Turner
Good Manners and Once it Was Brasilia were among the highlights of this year’s festival.
The French master’s work mirrors today’s climate of social anxiety, as revealed in a recent retrospective.
Two prizewinning films at the 2017 Locarno Film Festival – Mrs Fang and 3/4 – attempt to do just that.
By Luke Walkley
Harry Dean Stanton delivers arguably the greatest performance of his long career in John Carroll Lynch’s contemplative debut feature.
With Hermia & Helena, Matías Piñeiro delivers another refreshingly modern twist on The Bard.