Cannes etc.

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The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmão


Rio de Janeiro, 1950. Eurídice, 18, and Guida, 20, are inseparable sisters living at home at home with their conservative parents. Although immersed in a traditional life, each one nourishes a dream: Eurídice of becoming a renowned pianist, Guida of finding true love. In a dramatic turn, they are separated by their father and forced [...]

Cold War – Der Breitengrad der Liebe


“Paweł Pawlikowski’s love letter to his parents is a sweeping tale of passion and politics set in the shadow of the Iron Curtain. Paweł Pawlikowski won the best director award at Cannes in May for this sweepingly intimate love story about a star-crossed couple falling together and apart through the Iron Curtain of postwar Europe. [...]



“The film starts with the audacious, hooky premise of a young boy who sues his parents for having him, and over the course of its two hours, it makes its case relentlessly, devastatingly, and uncompromisingly. (...) In the slums of Beirut that Labaki’s characters inhabit, people, especially children, come to be a part of that [...]