Review: I Carry You With Me (Te Llevo Conmigo)

Written and directed by Heidi Ewing, co-written by Alan Page, ambition and societal pressure propel an aspiring chef to leave his soulmate in Mexico and make the treacherous journey to New York, where life will never be the same. Starring: Armando Espitia, Christian Vazquez, Michelle Rodríguez, Ángeles Cruz, Raúl Briones, Arcelia Ramírez, Pascacio López, Michelle González, Iván García and Gerardo Zabaleta.

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Review: Back to Back

Written and directed by Jooyeon Lee, filmed during lockdown, a performance film about care centred around a phone conversation between a cleaning agency employee and a woman trying to empty a locked fridge. When the two women meet-up they engage in a strange dance through the streets of Seoul, locked together back-to-back in a movement of mutual support and dependence. Starring: Seungmin Chu and Un Lee.

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Review: The Snake Girl and the Silver-Haired Witch

Directed by Noriaki Yuasa and written by Kimiyuki Hasegawa, a young girl named Sayuri is reunited with her estranged family after years in an orphanage, but discovers that her home-life involves an amnesiac mother, her sister is confined to the attic and begins to wonder if this is related to her father’s experiments with poisonous snakes. Starring: Kuniko Miyake, Yuko Hamada, Sachiko Meguro, Yachie Matsui, Yoshiro Kitahara, Sei Hiraizumi and Mayumi Takahashi.

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