Review: The Hand of God

Written and directed by Paolo Sorrentino, the story of a boy in the tumultuous Naples of the 1980s. Sorrentino’s most personal film yet is a tale of fate and family, sports and cinema, love and loss. Starring: Filippo Scotti, Toni Servillo, Teresa Saponangelo, Marlon Joubert, Luisa Ranieri, Renato Carpentieri, Massimiliano Gallo and Betty Pedrazzi.

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Review: The Power of the Dog

Written and directed by Jane Campion, charismatic rancher Phil Burbank inspires fear and awe in those around him. When his brother brings home a new wife and her son, Phil torments them until he finds himself exposed to the possibility of love. Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Jesse Plemons, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Kirsten Dunst and Thomasin McKenzie.

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Review: La Mif

Written and directed by Fred Baillif, a group of teenage girls have been placed in a residential care home with social workers. This forced family experience creates unexpected tensions and intimacies, one incident triggers a chain of over-reactions. Starring: Charlie Areddy, Kassia Da Costa, Amandine Golay, Claudia Grob, Joyce Esther Ndayisenga, Amelie Tonsi, Sara Tulu and Anais Uldry.

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