Director Paul Verhoeven (Total Recall, Basic Instinct) is back with his new film Elle. Based on the novel by Philiip Dijan, Elle is the story of Michelle (Isabelle Huppert), a successful businesswoman who is raped by an unknown man and her attempts to find him. Continue reading “Trailer: Paul Verhoeven’s Elle”
Mimosas is a 2016 drama film directed and co-written by Oliver Laxe. The film is a co-production between Spain, Morocco, France and Qatar. It was screened in the International Critics’ Week section at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival where it won the Nespresso Grand Prize and is now part of the forthcoming Toronto International Film Festival as well.Continue reading “Mimosas: Trailer”
The Red Turtle (French: La Tortue rouge) is a 2016 French-Belgian-Japanese animated film directed by Dutch-British animator Michaël Dudok de Wit in his feature film debut. The film is a co-production between Wild Bunch and Studio Ghibli, and tells the story of a man who tries to escape from a deserted island and battles a giant turtle. The film has no dialogue.It premiered in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival where it won the special prize.Continue reading “The Red Turtle: Trailer”
Winner of the Prix du Jury at Cannes this year, Andrea Arnold‘s British-American rod drama American Honey is slated for its release later this year. Featuring Sasha Lane, Shia LaBeouf, and Riley Keough, American Honey is also the director’s first film to be set and filmed outside the U.K.Continue reading “American Honey: Trailer”
Juho Kuosmanen‘s Finnish sports drama “The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki” is the winner of the Un Certain Regard Prize at Cannes this year. The film talks about the buildup to the 1962 world featherweight championship title match. The black-and-white film centered on the bout between country baker Olli Maki and American titleholder Davey Moore.It talks of how Olli Maki falls in love,with the world championship bout in front of him.Continue reading “The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki: Trailer”
With films such as Volver,The Skin I Live In & the Oscar winning All About My Mother, director Pedro Almodovar has established himself as one of the finest filmmaking talents ever known to international cinema. It would not be an understatement to say that every Almodovar is eagerly awaited by movie buffs and cineastes all over. Similar is the case with his latest feature Julieta.Continue reading “Trailer Of Pedro Almodovar’s ‘Julieta’”
Veteran British filmmaker Ken Loach‘s latest film I,Daniel Blake has just won the Palme d’Or at Cannes. Written by his frequent collaborator Paul Laverty, the film is a joint British, French and Belgium co-production.
Synopsis- Daniel Blake (Dave Johns) is a 59-year-old joiner in the North-East of England who falls ill with heart disease and so applies for the out-of-work sickness benefit Employment and Support Allowance. While he endeavours to overcome the red tape involved in getting this assistance, he meets single mother Katie (Hayley Squires) who, in order to escape a homeless persons’ hostel, must take up residence in a flat 300 miles (480 km) away. Continue reading “I, Daniel Blake: Teaser Trailer”