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Michel Franco

LFF 2020 – New Order (2020) Review

Michel Franco's New Order won the Grand Jury Prize in Venice and is now causing quite a stir at the London Film Festival. The revolution will not be televised but it will be shown in cinemas and streamed at home. "Revolution is not a

Chronic (2015)

Those left frustrated by Tim Roth’s torpid turns in the likes of Grace of Monaco and United Passions will be pleased to find the actor back on form once more in Chronic, the latest crisp and confronting character piece from Mexican…

Chronic (2015)

There’s a strong dose of physician heal thyself in Chronic, Michel Franco’s third feature. Tim Roth’s nurse may be supremely efficient when dealing with terminally ill patients, but he fails utterly to exist outside his work. Unwilling to…

After Lucia (2012)

Bereavement, bullying, blowback It's funny to go from Mike Ott's very natural and organic American indie films Littlerock and Pearblossom Highway to one that's completely self-conscious, contrived, and staged. An IMDb viewer's suggestion…