June 4, 2021

My God, the kids are back!

Our review of the film here.

Original title: Everyone at home
Year: 2021
Country France
Direction: Michèle Laroque
Guion: Julien Colombani, Michèle Laroque
Music: Maxime Desprez, Michaël Tordjman
Photography: Pierric Gantelmi d’Ille
Reparto: Michèle Laroque, Stéphane De Groodt, Alice de Lencquesaing, Olivier Rosenberg
Comedy genre

Catherine (Michele Laròque) and Yann (Stéphane de Groodt) are a married couple who live happily in poverty. He sold his business and is now dedicated solely and exclusively to one of his hobbies, caring for his bonsai. On the other hand, she longs for some more attention from her husband and to try to lead a more married life. One day, her routine is disrupted when her 27-year-old daughter shows up with her boyfriend after they were kicked out of their apartment. Between Yan’s midlife crisis and her daughter’s intrusion with her partner, Catherine must do whatever she can to return to her former normalcy.

Wanderers of no return, a Rohingya story

Título original: Wandering, a Rohingya Story
Year: 2020
Duration: 87 min.
Country: Canada
Direction: Mélanie Carrier, Olivier Higgins
Guion: Mélanie Carrier, Olivier Higgins, Kala Miya
Music: Martin Dumais
Fotografía: Renaud Philippe, Olivier Higgins
Genre: Documentary, Immigration

In a few months, the Kutupalong refugee camp became the largest in the world. 700,000 people from the Rohingya Muslim minority fled Myanmar (formerly Burma) in 2017 to escape genocide and seek asylum in Bangladesh. Prisoners of a huge yet under-publicized humanitarian crisis, Kalam, Mohammad, Montas and other exiles want their voices to be heard. Between poetry and nightmares, food delivery and soccer matches, they bear witness to their daily reality and the ghosts of their past. The spectrum everywhere. In this place almost outside of space and time, is it still possible to exist?

The Warren File: Forced By The Demon

Título original: The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It
Year: 2021
Duration: 112 min.
Country: United States
Direction: Michael Chaves
Guion: David Johnson
Música: Joseph Bishara
Photography: Michael Burgess
Reparto: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Sterling Jerins, Charlene Amoia, Julian Hilliard, Shannon Kook, Andrea Andrade, Mitchell Hoog, Megan Brown, Stacy Johnson, Nicky Buggs, Ronnie Gene Blevins, Beth Pilgreen
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery, Supernatural, Witchcraft, Sequel, Possessions / Exorcisms

Return of the marriage of renowned demonologists formed by Ed (Patrick Wilson) and Lorraine Warren (Vera Farmiga) who investigate paranormal phenomena. An actual case in the Warren files in 1981, in which a man accused of murder claimed in his defense that 43 demons possessed him to commit the crime. A chilling new horror story about a mysterious case from their archives, which will surprise even the couple of paranormal investigators and take them to places they have never seen before.

Gaza my love

Our review of the film here.

Original title: Gaza my love
Year: 2020
Duration: 87 min.
Country: Palestine
Address: Arab Nasser, Tarzan Nasser
Guion: Arab Nasser, Tarzan Nasser
Music: Andre Matthias
Photo: Christophe Graillot
Reparto: Salim Dau, Hiam Abbass, Maisa Abd Elhadi, George Iskandar, Hitham Al Omai, Manal Awad, Majd Eid
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance

Loop. Issa is a 60-year-old fisherman who lives in love with Siham, a co-worker of his young daughter. One day during his journey at sea he finds in his nets an ancient phallic statue of Apollo. Not knowing what to do with it, or to whom to report such an incredible discovery, the man decides to keep the sculpture at home until he decides what to do with it. Issa doesn’t know what this figure means, but he has a feeling that it’s going to change his life. In the following days, unexpectedly, the fisherman is filled with confidence and courage to approach Siham and express his feelings.


Our review of the film here.

Original title: Karen
Year: 2020
Duration: 65 min.
Country Spain
Address: María Pérez Sanz
Screenplay: María Pérez Sanz, Juan Carlos Egea
Music: Christina Rosenvinge
Photography: Ion De Sosa
Reparto: Christina Rosenvinge, Alito Rodgers, Isabelle Stoffel
Genre: Drama, Africa, Colonialism, Years 1910-1919

An intimate portrait of recent times in Africa of the Danish Karen Blixen, a writer who signed as Isak Dinesen. In particular, Blixen’s particular relationship with his Somali servant Farah Aden is narrated. A strange friendship in which differences that seem insurmountable are diluted before an ancestral understanding. She had a farm in Africa, at the foot of the Ngong Hills …

Reservoir Dogs

Our review of the film here.

Título original: Reservoir Dogs
Year: 1992
Duration: 99 min.
Country: United States
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Screenplay: Quentin Tarantino
Music: Various
Photographer: Andrzej Sekula
Reparto: Tim Roth, Harvey Keitel, Chris Penn, Steve Buscemi, Michael Madsen, Lawrence Tierney, Randy Brooks, Kirk Baltz, Edward Bunker, Quentin Tarantino, Burr Steers
Genre: Thriller, Action, Crime, Neo-noir, Heists & Heists, US Independent Film, Cult Movie

This thriller takes place mainly in a warehouse. A gang belonging to organized crime has the mission to enter a company and steal some valuable diamonds. Before the alarm goes off, the police are already at the scene of the crime, leading to a fierce confrontation and turning the warehouse into the perfect setting for a massacre. But what has gone wrong? Who is the traitor?

Shorta. The weight of the law

Original title: Shorta
Year: 2020
Duration: 95 min.
Country: Denmark
Direction: Frederik Louis Hviid, Anders Ølholm
Guion: Anders Ølholm, Frederik Louis Hviid
Music: Martin Dirkov
Photography: Jacob Møller
Reparto: Jakob Ulrik Lohmann, Simon Sears, Tarek Zayat, Issa Khattab, Özlem Saglanmak, Arian Kashef, Josephine Park, Dulfi Al-Jabouri, Michael Brostrup, Abdelmalik Dhaflaoui, Imad Abul-Foul, Anne Plauborg, Morten Brovn Jørgensen, Ibrahim Asmaa Ahmad , Hanin Georgis, Mads Rømer, Jack Pedersen, Boie Kratfeldt, Lara Aksoy, Rose Broholm, Ali Abdul Amir Najei, Anna Tulestedt, Jonas El Keh, Jousef Sobhie, Sebastian Kipling, Wagma Khattak, Elias Osman, Ali Haider, Jesper Kronsell, Malin Brolin-Tani, Mickey Nørregaard, Mogens Rubinstein, Frederik Dirks Gottlieb ver 20 más
Genre: Action, Thriller, Police

In today’s Denmark, a multicultural society, segregated and fraught with racial tensions, Talib, a young second-generation immigrant, falls into a coma while under police guardianship. As police officers Høyer and Andersen make a routine patrol through the Svalegarden ghetto, the young man’s death is announced, sparking violent riots in the neighborhood, which becomes a dead-end hell for the officers.

Dreams of a writer in New York

Original title: My Salinger Year
Year: 2020
Duration: 101 min.
Country: Canada
Direction: Philippe Falardeau
Guion: Philippe Falardeau. Novela: Joanna Rakoff
Music: Martin Léon
Photography: Sara Mishara
Reparto: Sigourney Weaver, Margaret Qualley, Douglas Booth, Colm Feore, Matt Holland, Théodore Pellerin, Seána Kerslake, Jonathan Dubsky, Xiao Sun, Yanic Truesdale, Leni Parker, Romane Denis, Gavin Drea
Genre: Drama, Biographical, Literature, 90s

Adaptation of the autobiographical book by the writer Joanna Rakoff, directed and written by Philippe Falardeau (Professor Lazhar). The plot takes place in the late 90s, when a recent graduate Joanna gets a job at one of the most prestigious literary agencies in New York. Among other functions, the young woman has to respond to the letters that come from the fans of the renowned writer JD Salinger. While she is in charge of their correspondence, a courteous and unusual relationship between the two of them will be created between them.

The Good Traitor (Ambassador Kauffmann)

Original title: Our Man in America
Year: 2020
Duration: 110 min.
Country: Denmark
Director: Christina Rosendahl
Guion: Kristian Bang Foss, Dunja Gry Jensen, Christina Rosendahl
Music: Jonas Struck
Photography: Louise McLaughlin
Reparto: Ulrich Thomsen, Burn Gorman, Ross McCall, Denise Gough, Zoe Tapper, Pixie Davies, Henry Goodman, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Nicholas Blane, Levente Puczkó-Smith, Scott Alexander Young, Esben Dalgaard, Miri Ann Beuschel, Henrik Noél Olesen, Søren Sætter-Lassen, Hans Henrik Clemensen, Amber Fernée, Rosemary Aburrow ver 5 más
Genre: Drama, Biographical, 1930s, World War II, Based On A True Story

In 1939, Henrik Kauffmann took up his post in Washington as Danish ambassador to the United States. During his first months he obtained great privileges and maintained a life full of luxury and loaded with excesses and opulence. However, the situation becomes critical with the start of World War II and the entry of German troops invading and occupying Denmark. At that time, Kauffman declared himself the only true representative of a free Denmark in opposition to the Nazis. The politician must earn the trust of the American president of that time, Franklin D. Roosevelt, to save his legacy, his family and the trust of his nation to resist the Nazi occupation.

A little mishap

Título original: Long Story Short
Year: 2021
Duration: 90 min.
Country: Australia
Director: Josh Lawson
Guion: Josh Lawson
Music: Chiara Costanza
Photography: Matt Toll
Reparto: Rafe Spall, Zahra Newman, Ronny Chieng, Noni Hazlehurst, Josh Lawson, Dena Kaplan, Benjamin Taylor
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Fantasy, Time Travel, Romantic Comedy

Teddy (Rafe Spall) is a young man used to leaving everything for “later.” Think you have all the time in the world. On a special New Year’s night he meets Leanne (Zahra Newman), with whom he begins a relationship. On any given day, she goes with her to her father’s grave and there they find a mysterious unknown woman (Noni Hazlehurst) who makes a very special gift to Teddy. From that day on, everything will accelerate in the young man’s life. After his wedding to Leanne, he will discover that his days go by at full speed. When he wakes up every morning, he sees that his life has skipped a year, just on his anniversary. Caught in a cycle and loop of time jumps, Teddy faces a race against time as his life crumbles around him.