Catherine Wheatley

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The Teachers’ Lounge: the hunt for a bad apple leads to chaos in this jittery classroom thriller

Leonie Benesch is terrific as an idealistic teacher pushed to the edge by an incident at her school, but the stakes are never quite clear in Ilker Çatak’s anxiety-inducing workplace thriller.

By Catherine Wheatley

The Teachers’ Lounge: the hunt for a bad apple leads to chaos in this jittery classroom thriller
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The Sweet East: a risky, uncompromising road movie

By Catherine Wheatley

The Sweet East: a risky, uncompromising road movie
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The Taste of Things: Tran Anh Hung’s elegant gastro film is a feast for the senses

By Catherine Wheatley

The Taste of Things: Tran Anh Hung’s elegant gastro film is a feast for the senses
Interviews

“It’s such an important part of history that people are so unaware of”: Lily Gladstone on Killers of the Flower Moon

By Catherine Wheatley

“It’s such an important part of history that people are so unaware of”: Lily Gladstone on Killers of the Flower Moon
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Killers of the Flower Moon second-look review: a landmark achievement for Martin Scorsese

By Catherine Wheatley

Killers of the Flower Moon second-look review: a landmark achievement for Martin Scorsese
Festivals

The Royal Hotel: a backpacking adventure turns toxic in Kitty Green’s quiet thriller

By Catherine Wheatley

The Royal Hotel: a backpacking adventure turns toxic in Kitty Green’s quiet thriller
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The Innocent: an endearing French screwball heist

By Catherine Wheatley

The Innocent: an endearing French screwball heist
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The Super 8 Years: Annie Ernaux’s scenes from a marriage

By Catherine Wheatley

The Super 8 Years: Annie Ernaux’s scenes from a marriage
Interviews

“My films are all connected to one another because they are so personal”

By Catherine Wheatley

“My films are all connected to one another because they are so personal”
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Love According to Dalva: this sensitive debut explores the aftermath of abuse

By Catherine Wheatley

Love According to Dalva: this sensitive debut explores the aftermath of abuse
Festivals

Typist Artist Pirate King: this portrait of Audrey Amiss is by turns riotous and touching

By Catherine Wheatley

Typist Artist Pirate King: this portrait of Audrey Amiss is by turns riotous and touching
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Both Sides of the Blade: too subtle to cut to the heart of its themes

By Catherine Wheatley

Both Sides of the Blade: too subtle to cut to the heart of its themes
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Irma Vep: a cinephile fantasy made flesh

By Catherine Wheatley

Irma Vep: a cinephile fantasy made flesh
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Moon, 66 Questions: a deeply moving father-daughter portrait

By Catherine Wheatley

Moon, 66 Questions: a deeply moving father-daughter portrait
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Happening is a gripping film about the realities of abortion in the 1960s

By Catherine Wheatley

Happening is a gripping film about the realities of abortion in the 1960s
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Herself finds sanctuary in a self-made cabin in the woods

By Catherine Wheatley

Herself finds sanctuary in a self-made cabin in the woods
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Pieces of a Woman follows the course of child birth, death and remembrance

By Catherine Wheatley

Pieces of a Woman follows the course of child birth, death and remembrance
From the Sight and Sound archive

Remake/remodel: 45 weird and wonderful alternative film cuts

By James Bell, Tom Charity and others

Remake/remodel: 45 weird and wonderful alternative film cuts
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Call Me by Your Name radiates the heat of passion

By Catherine Wheatley

Call Me by Your Name radiates the heat of passion
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Body of Water gives us haunting fragments of a photographer’s anorexia

By Catherine Wheatley

Body of Water gives us haunting fragments of a photographer’s anorexia
Best of 2020

Les Misérables: 24 hours of violence in the Paris streets

By Catherine Wheatley

Les Misérables: 24 hours of violence in the Paris streets
Lists

Forgotten treasures of the multiplex

By Ryan Gilbey, Nick James and others

Forgotten treasures of the multiplex
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