CANNES REVIEW: “Viewing World Through A Unique Perspective” – ‘Bull’ (2019)

As Silverstein’s first feature, Bull is an interesting film for its dealings with a young woman in the centre of a adrenaline-filled world she may not have otherwise been associated with.

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CANNES REVIEW: “A Charming Display of Female Friendship and Self-Discovery Within Youth” – ‘As Happy As Possible’ (2019)

Lacking a defined sense of its surroundings, As Happy As Possible (Reves de jeunesse) finds direction in its fantastic women actors. The beautiful surroundings of Southern France flash by as Salomé (Salomé Richard) is driven to the site of her summer job: a waste plant. It quickly transpires that she must squat here after her…

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CANNES REVIEW: “Visualised Through A Fluid, Graceful Lens” – ‘And Then We Danced’ (2019)

‘In the traditional world of Georgian dance, a young man is trying to find his footing.’ Writer and director, Levan Akin, provides an immersive romance nestled in the tradition of Georgian dance. Merab (Levan Gelbakhiani) is incredibly self-disciplined, rushing between home, dance rehearsals and his restaurant job to make ends meet. Merab’s world changes when…

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REVIEW: “A Testament To Hope” – Rafiki (2018)

“Let’s make a pact that we will never be like any of them down there”. This article contains mild spoilers for Rafiki. There has been so much controversy surrounding the release of Wanuri Kahiu’s Rafiki. The film is her debut feature, and the first Kenyan film to be shown at the Cannes Film Festival. But…

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