Carmen Gray

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10 great New German Cinema films

With our Werner Herzog season under way, we celebrate the extraordinary renaissance in 1960s and 70s German cinema in which he first came to fame.

By Carmen Gray

10 great New German Cinema films
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Where to begin with Kira Muratova

By Carmen Gray

Where to begin with Kira Muratova
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Where to begin with Christian Petzold

By Carmen Gray

Where to begin with Christian Petzold
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Where to begin with Dogme 95

By Carmen Gray

Where to begin with Dogme 95
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Where to begin with Albert Serra

By Carmen Gray

Where to begin with Albert Serra
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Disco Boy: a dark vision of mercenary madness in the jungles of Nigeria

By Carmen Gray

Disco Boy: a dark vision of mercenary madness in the jungles of Nigeria
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Perpetrator second-look review: an exceptionally assured, politically resonant horror

By Carmen Gray

Perpetrator second-look review: an exceptionally assured, politically resonant horror
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How Dare You Have Such a Rubbish Wish: this feminist Iranian essay film pulls no punches

By Carmen Gray

How Dare You Have Such a Rubbish Wish: this feminist Iranian essay film pulls no punches
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10 great Georgian films

By Carmen Gray

10 great Georgian films
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Piggy: still waters run deep in this Spanish revenge horror

By Carmen Gray

Piggy: still waters run deep in this Spanish revenge horror
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Georgia on our mind

By Carmen Gray

Georgia on our mind
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She Will: a bewitching feminist horror

By Carmen Gray

She Will: a bewitching feminist horror
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Nitram: a sensitive cautionary tale against lax gun laws

By Carmen Gray

Nitram: a sensitive cautionary tale against lax gun laws
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Sonne offers a nuanced portrait of Vienna’s diaspora communities

By Carmen Gray

Sonne offers a nuanced portrait of Vienna’s diaspora communities
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Dark Glasses is a misfire from Dario Argento

By Carmen Gray

Dark Glasses is a misfire from Dario Argento
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Both Sides of the Blade explores the irresistible and stupid nature of desire

By Carmen Gray

Both Sides of the Blade explores the irresistible and stupid nature of desire
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Friends and Strangers uses a fragmented narrative to explore the dark side of Australia’s history

By Carmen Gray

Friends and Strangers uses a fragmented narrative to explore the dark side of Australia’s history
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Encounter takes unexpected turns on an apocalyptic sci-fi road trip

By Carmen Gray

Encounter takes unexpected turns on an apocalyptic sci-fi road trip
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Where to begin with Márta Mészáros

By Carmen Gray

Where to begin with Márta Mészáros
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A Space in Time explores parental bonds and societal stigmas in a family living with disabilities

By Carmen Gray

A Space in Time explores parental bonds and societal stigmas in a family living with disabilities
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Charlatan diagnoses fear and malady in post-war Czechoslavakia

By Carmen Gray

Charlatan diagnoses fear and malady in post-war Czechoslavakia
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10 great Romanian New Wave films

By Carmen Gray

10 great Romanian New Wave films
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10 classic films from Russia, the Caucasus and Central Asia: a Klassiki watchlist

By Carmen Gray

10 classic films from Russia, the Caucasus and Central Asia: a Klassiki watchlist
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Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn pokes Romania’s hypocrisies in the eye

By Carmen Gray

Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn pokes Romania’s hypocrisies in the eye
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Mr. Bachmann and His Class instils migrant wisdom in a new Germany

By Carmen Gray

Mr. Bachmann and His Class instils migrant wisdom in a new Germany
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Forgotten treasures of the multiplex

By Ryan Gilbey, Nick James and others

Forgotten treasures of the multiplex
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Where to begin with Catherine Breillat

By Carmen Gray

Where to begin with Catherine Breillat
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Where to begin with Michael Haneke

By Carmen Gray

Where to begin with Michael Haneke
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Where to begin with Jessica Hausner

By Carmen Gray

Where to begin with Jessica Hausner
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