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Hamaguchi Ryūsuke: insights on and from the Japanese auteur Plus: Mica Levi on their innovative score for The Zone of Interest – Víctor Erice interviewed about his masterful return to feature filmmaking, Close Your Eyes – a festival report from a politically charged Berlinale

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The Greatest Films of All Time

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Last Summer: Catherine Breillat’s most heartbreaking film to date

Catherine Breillat’s remake of the Danish film Queen of Hearts plays with ideas of attraction, repulsion and self-delusion through Anne (Léa Drucker), a middle-aged lawyer who finds herself inappropriately drawn to her teenage stepson.

By Ela Bittencourt

Last Summer: Catherine Breillat’s most heartbreaking film to date
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Sometimes I Think About Dying: downbeat workplace indie shows another side to Daisy Ridley

By David Katz

Sometimes I Think About Dying: downbeat workplace indie shows another side to Daisy Ridley
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Elaine May: laughing matters

By Carrie Rickey

Elaine May: laughing matters
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“Ford is a director with whom things are either right or wrong”: Lindsay Anderson’s review of The Searchers

By Lindsay Anderson

“Ford is a director with whom things are either right or wrong”: Lindsay Anderson’s review of The Searchers
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All You Need is Death: hallucinatory horror captures the alchemical power of Irish folk ballads

By Roger Luckhurst

All You Need is Death: hallucinatory horror captures the alchemical power of Irish folk ballads
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The Book of Clarence: a messy, genre-blending Biblical epic

By Arjun Sajip

The Book of Clarence: a messy, genre-blending Biblical epic
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If Only I Could Hibernate: a beautifully crafted Mongolian drama

By Tom Charity

If Only I Could Hibernate: a beautifully crafted Mongolian drama
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My Dream Palace

“It was fairly anarchic…” Nick Broomfield recalls Greek cinema under the stars with all-natural extras

By Nick Broomfield

“It was fairly anarchic…” Nick Broomfield recalls Greek cinema under the stars with all-natural extras

Ten key cinema workers on the way out of lockdown

By Katie McCabe and Isabel Stevens

Ten key cinema workers on the way out of lockdown

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
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Keeping a distance: Chantal Akerman’s Jeanne Dielman

By Janet Bergstrom

Keeping a distance: Chantal Akerman’s Jeanne Dielman

Rhapsody in blue: Barry Jenkins on Moonlight

By Gaylene Gould

Rhapsody in blue: Barry Jenkins on Moonlight

An audience with Howard Hawks

By Joseph McBride and Michael Wilmington

An audience with Howard Hawks
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