With five major awards, Pawel Pawlikowski’s “Ida” was the great winner at the 27th European Film Awards, in a ceremony that took place at Riga’s National Latvian Opera and was unexpectedly funny and upbeat thanks to the German host Thomas Hermanns.
Jaime Lannister simply can’t save this film. Even though the Danish ‘Game of Thrones’ star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau puts in a sturdy performance and is perhaps the best this film has to offer, Susanne Bier continues to disappoint with another drama fit for desperate housewives.
This political and undeniably feelgood film by Kutluğ Ataman shows the scope of modern Turkish cinema and charms with its ebullience and feminist perspective.
This year’s Golden Shell (Concha de Oro) winner at the San Sebastián Film Festival, and the most talked about Spanish film of the year, premiered today at the 55th Thessaloniki International Film Festival, where it is also competing.
Having won three awards at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival’s International Critics’ Week, this bold film from Ukraine shocked with its troublesome silences at its eventful (complete with departures and fainting) premier at the 55th Thessaloniki International Film Festival, where it is competing.