All articles by Giovanni Marchini Camia

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France shows that all the world’s a stage for the media

Bruno Dumont presents an excoriating satire of sensationalist TV news, as symbolised by Léa Seydoux’s eponymous reporter and her overdue spiritual crisis.

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

France shows that all the world’s a stage for the media
Festivals

The Tsugua Diaries delights with a playful Portuguese puzzle

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

The Tsugua Diaries delights with a playful Portuguese puzzle
Festivals

Annette sings up a storm of love, lust and lamentation

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Annette sings up a storm of love, lust and lamentation
Reviews

Martin Eden plays with history to tell a ragù to riches story

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Martin Eden plays with history to tell a ragù to riches story
Reviews

Ghost Strata continues Ben Rivers’ cinematic archaeology

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Ghost Strata continues Ben Rivers’ cinematic archaeology
The best of 2020

Days: Tsai Ming-liang makes his peace with sexual release

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Days: Tsai Ming-liang makes his peace with sexual release
The best of 2020

Undine is Christian Petzold’s slippery love song to Berlin

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Undine is Christian Petzold’s slippery love song to Berlin
Reviews

Undine review: Christian Petzold’s slippery love song to Berlin

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Undine review: Christian Petzold’s slippery love song to Berlin
Reviews

Ghost Strata first look: Ben Rivers’ cinematic archaeology

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Ghost Strata first look: Ben Rivers’ cinematic archaeology
Reviews

Zombi Child first look: a post-colonial boarding-school voodoo horror

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Zombi Child first look: a post-colonial boarding-school voodoo horror
Reviews

The Whistlers review: Corneliu Porumboiu’s Canary Islands crime caper sings flat

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

The Whistlers review: Corneliu Porumboiu’s Canary Islands crime caper sings flat
News

What should have won the 2019 Cannes Palme d’Or?

By Isabel Stevens, Nick James and others

What should have won the 2019 Cannes Palme d’Or?
Reviews

The Halt first look: Lav Diaz dreams a cataclysm for his country

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

The Halt first look: Lav Diaz dreams a cataclysm for his country
Reviews

Lux Æterna first look: Gaspar Noé builds a meta-movie bonfire

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Lux Æterna first look: Gaspar Noé builds a meta-movie bonfire
Reviews

Synonyms first look: Nadav Lapid muddies the dreams of an Israeli in Paris

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Synonyms first look: Nadav Lapid muddies the dreams of an Israeli in Paris
Reviews

Berlinale first look: Earth presents a symphony of Anthropogenic destruction

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Berlinale first look: Earth presents a symphony of Anthropogenic destruction
Reviews

Berlinale first look: The Blue Flower of Novalis is verité portraiture to reckon with

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Berlinale first look: The Blue Flower of Novalis is verité portraiture to reckon with
Reviews

Our Time first look: Carlos Reygadas gores masculinity on its own horns

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Our Time first look: Carlos Reygadas gores masculinity on its own horns
Reviews

Non-Fiction first look: Juliette Binoche and Guillaume Canet talk out publishing’s digital takeover

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Non-Fiction first look: Juliette Binoche and Guillaume Canet talk out publishing’s digital takeover
Reviews

The Favourite first look: Yorgos Lanthimos courts controversy but cops out

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

The Favourite first look: Yorgos Lanthimos courts controversy but cops out
Reviews

In My Room first look: Ulrich Köhler welcomes the apocalypse

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

In My Room first look: Ulrich Köhler welcomes the apocalypse
Reviews

Ash Is Purest White first look: Jia Zhangke’s magisterial mob critique

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Ash Is Purest White first look: Jia Zhangke’s magisterial mob critique
Reviews

Dead Souls first look: Wang Bing meets the survivors of Mao’s Anti-Rightist purge

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Dead Souls first look: Wang Bing meets the survivors of Mao’s Anti-Rightist purge
Reviews

The Rare Event review: metaphysical gymnastics with Bens Rivers and Russell

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

The Rare Event review: metaphysical gymnastics with Bens Rivers and Russell
Reviews

An Elephant Sitting Still review: a shattering, soul-searching Chinese one-off

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

An Elephant Sitting Still review: a shattering, soul-searching Chinese one-off
Reviews

Transit first look: Europe’s past is now in Christian Petzold’s purgatorial palimpsest

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Transit first look: Europe’s past is now in Christian Petzold’s purgatorial palimpsest
Reviews

Infinite Football review: the new rules of the game

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Infinite Football review: the new rules of the game
News

What should have won the 2017 Cannes Palme d’Or?

By Nick James, Geoff Andrew and others

What should have won the 2017 Cannes Palme d’Or?
Reviews

Claire’s Camera and The Day After review: two poles of the Hong Sangsoo affair

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Claire’s Camera and The Day After review: two poles of the Hong Sangsoo affair
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