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It Must Be Heaven shows a Palestinian in Paris searching for salvation

In his latest film as director and deadpan star Elia Suleiman retains his highly formal style, but there is a weariness to the gags of a Palestinian beset by Western stereotypes.

By Jonathan Romney

It Must Be Heaven shows a Palestinian in Paris searching for salvation
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In the Earth descends into the madness of a haunted forest

By Hannah McGill

In the Earth descends into the madness of a haunted forest
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Luca takes a fish out of water for a summer holiday

By Thomas Flew

Luca takes a fish out of water for a summer holiday
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The Reason I Jump centres the viewpoints of its neurodivergent cast

By Jason Anderson

The Reason I Jump centres the viewpoints of its neurodivergent cast
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Lisey’s Story gives an author’s grieving wife fantasies and nightmares

By Nikki Baughan

Lisey’s Story gives an author’s grieving wife fantasies and nightmares
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Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie’s Dead Aunt) summons a ghost of queer past for high school advice

By Ben Walters

Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie’s Dead Aunt) summons a ghost of queer past for high school advice
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Shiva Baby sees a young Jewish woman’s secret life unravel during a funeral

By Lisa Mullen

Shiva Baby sees a young Jewish woman’s secret life unravel during a funeral
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The Father is a painfully potent depiction of mental deterioration

By Matthew Taylor

The Father is a painfully potent depiction of mental deterioration
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Mandabi is a Wolof masterwork ripe for rediscovery

By Kaleem Aftab

Mandabi is a Wolof masterwork ripe for rediscovery
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I Am Samuel is a tender look at a gay Kenyan couple’s lives and love

By Alex Ramon

I Am Samuel is a tender look at a gay Kenyan couple’s lives and love
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Gunda gets down and dirty with a sow

By Ben Nicholson

Gunda gets down and dirty with a sow
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Choked takes in middle-class Indian life from the gutter to the stars

By Tony Rayns

Choked takes in middle-class Indian life from the gutter to the stars
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After Love grieves for a house divided by the English Channel

By Pamela Hutchinson

After Love grieves for a house divided by the English Channel
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The Killing of Two Lovers examines domestic violence but focuses on the abuser

By Rebecca Harrison

The Killing of Two Lovers examines domestic violence but focuses on the abuser
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The Mosquito Coast sends Allie Fox and family down to Mexico

By Robert Hanks

The Mosquito Coast sends Allie Fox and family down to Mexico
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A Quiet Place Part II continues the Abbott family’s fight for survival

By Anton Bitel

A Quiet Place Part II continues the Abbott family’s fight for survival
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Halston charts the rise and fall of an American fashion icon

By Trevor Johnston

Halston charts the rise and fall of an American fashion icon
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The Pursuit of Love thinks too much of its selfish star

By Hannah McGill

The Pursuit of Love thinks too much of its selfish star
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Mare of Easttown investigates a murder in small-town Pennsylvania

By Kate Stables

Mare of Easttown investigates a murder in small-town Pennsylvania
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Surge crackles with the frantic energy of a man with nothing to lose

By Naomi Obeng

Surge crackles with the frantic energy of a man with nothing to lose
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Earwig and the Witch combines a new look for Studio Ghibli with a disappointingly safe story

By Kate Stables

Earwig and the Witch combines a new look for Studio Ghibli with a disappointingly safe story
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Frankie takes a siesta in the Portuguese sun

By Philip Kemp

Frankie takes a siesta in the Portuguese sun
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My New York Year tenderly pens a literary assistant’s memoir

By Pamela Hutchinson

My New York Year tenderly pens a literary assistant’s memoir
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Speaking truth to cameras

By Sophie Brown

Speaking truth to cameras
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Rare Beasts takes a hatchet to romcom pipe dreams

By Nikki Baughan

Rare Beasts takes a hatchet to romcom pipe dreams
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State Funeral observes a period of mourning for Stalin

By Nick Pinkerton

State Funeral observes a period of mourning for Stalin
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Undergods searches a dystopian city for fragments of male ego

By Alex Ramon

Undergods searches a dystopian city for fragments of male ego
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The Underground Railroad curves its way through an alternative history of slavery

By Gaylene Gould

The Underground Railroad curves its way through an alternative history of slavery
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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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