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As We Were Dreaming (2015)

Lest we forget, Germany was until very recently a country literally split in two. Reunification has proven remarkably successful but it has not all been plain sailing. Andreas Dresen’s coming of age nightmare in Leipzig shortly after the…

Chasuke’s Journey (2015)

Have you ever felt life is beyond your control? Operating somewhere between knowing wink and madness, Japanese writer/director Sabu suggests there’s a good reason for this in his madcap comedy Chasuke’s Journey. Taking a high concept idea,…

Eisenstein in Guanajuato (2015)

In 1930, world famous Russian director Sergei Eisenstein found himself in Mexico prepping for an unfinishable project that would end in disgrace. Leftfield British filmmaker Peter Greenaway takes this semi-exile and turns it into a creative…

Gone with the Bullets (2014)

When Let the Bullets Fly first appeared in 2010 it felt like a breath of fresh air. Lighting up the box office and drawing a decent response from critics, Jiang Wen’s (director, writer and star) fast-paced dark comedy flew through China’s…

13 Minutes (2015)

It’s been a tough old time for Oliver Hirschbiegel in recent years. His last film, the dreadful Diana (2013) saw everyone wade into the slaughter. It was a far cry from the international acclaim that greeted Downfall, his 2004 account of…