Geoff Andrew

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Obituaries

Otar Iosseliani obituary: Georgian director of inimitable, idiosyncratic fables

Iosseliani, who has died aged 89, made gently absurdist parables in which people and places, camaraderie and tradition, take precedence over conventional storytelling.

By Geoff Andrew

Otar Iosseliani obituary: Georgian director of inimitable, idiosyncratic fables
Where to begin

Where to begin with the Dardenne brothers

By Geoff Andrew

Where to begin with the Dardenne brothers
Features

Abbas and me

By Geoff Andrew

Abbas and me
Features

The sprawling brilliance of Robert Altman’s Nashville

By Geoff Andrew

The sprawling brilliance of Robert Altman’s Nashville
Features

What to watch at LFF: Never Gonna Snow Again, Malgorzata Szumowska’s enigmatic social satire

By Geoff Andrew

What to watch at LFF: Never Gonna Snow Again, Malgorzata Szumowska’s enigmatic social satire
Lists

Forgotten treasures of the multiplex

By Ryan Gilbey, Nick James and others

Forgotten treasures of the multiplex
Reviews

The Wild Pear Tree first look: Nuri Bilge Ceylan contemplates a restive rural homecoming

By Geoff Andrew

The Wild Pear Tree first look: Nuri Bilge Ceylan contemplates a restive rural homecoming
BFI Recommends

BFI Recommends: The General

By Geoff Andrew

BFI Recommends: The General
Polls

The best film books, by 51 critics

By Geoff Andrew, Michael Atkinson and others

The best film books, by 51 critics
Reviews

Ghost Town Anthology review: Denis Côté explores a community haunted by grief

By Geoff Andrew

Ghost Town Anthology review: Denis Côté explores a community haunted by grief
Reviews

Sieranevada – first look

By Geoff Andrew

Sieranevada – first look
Where to begin

Where to begin with Jacques Demy

By Geoff Andrew

Where to begin with Jacques Demy
Where to begin

Where to begin with Maurice Pialat

By Geoff Andrew

Where to begin with Maurice Pialat
Reviews

Piranhas first look: tracing the rise of a Napolitan criminal whippersnapper

By Geoff Andrew

Piranhas first look: tracing the rise of a Napolitan criminal whippersnapper
Features

Cannes film festival 2019: the prize-winners

By Geoff Andrew

Cannes film festival 2019: the prize-winners
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 Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmao first look: the odyssey of a fractured family from Brazil

By Geoff Andrew

The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmao first look: the odyssey of a fractured family from Brazil
Reviews

Sorry We Missed You first look: Ken Loach delivers a stirring drama on the gig economy

By Geoff Andrew

Sorry We Missed You first look: Ken Loach delivers a stirring drama on the gig economy
Reviews

Little Joe first look: a heady lab-of-horrors mystery

By Geoff Andrew

Little Joe first look: a heady lab-of-horrors mystery
Features

Panning for gold: Cannes 2019 Palme d’Or contenders

By Geoff Andrew

Panning for gold: Cannes 2019 Palme d’Or contenders
Features

The essay film

By Ginette Vincendeau, Katy McGahan and others

The essay film
Features

Holiday blues and the improvised magic of The Green Ray

By Geoff Andrew

Holiday blues and the improvised magic of The Green Ray
Features

Rome, Open City: what makes a classic?

By Geoff Andrew

Rome, Open City: what makes a classic?
Where to begin

Where to begin with Jafar Panahi

By Geoff Andrew

Where to begin with Jafar Panahi
Features

Politics wins prizes: how big themes prevailed in the 2019 Berlin competition

By Geoff Andrew

Politics wins prizes: how big themes prevailed in the 2019 Berlin competition
Reviews

Berlinale first look: God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya is a vivid feminist satire

By Geoff Andrew

Berlinale first look: God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya is a vivid feminist satire
Features

Who’s who in competition at the Berlin Film Festival 2019

By Geoff Andrew

Who’s who in competition at the Berlin Film Festival 2019
Reviews

Happy as Lazzaro first look: Alice Rohrwacher practises magic neorealism

By Geoff Andrew

Happy as Lazzaro first look: Alice Rohrwacher practises magic neorealism
News

Me and You first look: Bernard Bertolucci goes underground

By Geoff Andrew

Me and You first look: Bernard Bertolucci goes underground
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