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Petite Maman is a magical story of childhood love and loneliness

Céline Sciamma’s miniature forest fairy tale perfectly conjures the mysteries of a mother-daughter bond shaded by grief.

By Jessica Kiang

Petite Maman is a magical story of childhood love and loneliness
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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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Azor follows a quiet Swiss banker through Argentina’s dirty war

By Nick James

Azor follows a quiet Swiss banker through Argentina’s dirty war
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WandaVision presents a bold, old-school spin on Marvel stalwarts

By Kim Newman

WandaVision presents a bold, old-school spin on Marvel stalwarts
Obituaries

In memory of Raymond Cauchetier: the man who photographed the French New Wave

By Jonathan Romney

In memory of Raymond Cauchetier: the man who photographed the French New Wave
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Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy spins yarns of connection and coincidence in the conditional tense

By Becca Voelcker

Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy spins yarns of connection and coincidence in the conditional tense
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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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Let there be projector light: 80 films that take us inside cinemas

By Thomas Flew

Let there be projector light: 80 films that take us inside cinemas

“We can’t be so individualistic that we lose these shared experiences”: Lulu Wang on why the world needs cinemas

By Lulu Wang

“We can’t be so individualistic that we lose these shared experiences”: Lulu Wang on why the world needs cinemas

My dream palaces: Edgar Wright revels in a life at the movies

By Edgar Wright

My dream palaces: Edgar Wright revels in a life at the movies
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From our archives

“Bogarde is exactly ripe for this role”: on the set of Visconti’s Death in Venice

By Margaret Hinxman

“Bogarde is exactly ripe for this role”: on the set of Visconti’s Death in Venice

“I am NOT going to write my memoirs!”: Gloria Swanson talks pictures

By Rui Nogueira

“I am NOT going to write my memoirs!”: Gloria Swanson talks pictures

Funeral in Berlin: Marlene Dietrich and Germany

By Gertrud Koch

Funeral in Berlin: Marlene Dietrich and Germany
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