Reviews

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/5'] "Tunguska Butterfly" by Akira Nobi is a japanese drama film that revolves around two main female characters: a left alone kid, hated by her drunken mother that is mentally manipulated by a possessive man and a former criminal lady that is trying to build...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/5'] It is very hard for a woman to accept the fact that many men and producers are going to exploit her passion to abuse of her in different ways. The case of Harvey Weinstein shook the show business up to the point that everyone...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/5'] It's true: the length of a movie gives you the possibility to follow the evolution of a character, to feel an attachment for him, to identify with his growth. But length is not everything. A film can be truly effective and emotional even if...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/5'] Portraying the life and work of Peter J Mach, a master lutist, "Birth of a Violin" is a short documentary that is exactly about what the title says. The interesting thing is that "birth" is usually a verb that is used to describe the...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/5'] It is always interesting when the mean to talk about an issue that's very important in our age is satire and or grotesque comedy. It is very hard to confront with social themes making people laugh and think about it at the same time. What...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/5'] Entertainment industry has almost canceled the social questions out of the seventh art. More and more filmmakers try to emulate genre movies without a relevant historical content, as a new era of metaphorically "silent" movies appears. This is particularly common in indie filmmaking, where...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/5'] It's interesting to track down the progress of a filmmaker, especially when we're talking about experimental film. You get to see what happens when a style, an idea or an element of language becomes progressively clearer and the form of the film becomes more...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/5'] It is always interesting to see how directors approach the drama genre and how they manage to invent new solution. In the independent filmmaking community drama is undoubtedly the most popular form of narration, but not everybody can do it without using the same...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/5'] One of the biggest illusion of cinema in our century is that by raising the definition in our cameras we would get more realistic images: that is wrong, because reality is not made of pixels but of organic matter, and films will always render...

[vc_row][vc_column width='3/5'] Being a reviewer for an indie film festival it is very rare to meet feature films that show an arthouse approach. We usually meet movies that are shot on a very low budget and have a bi-dimensional genre plot, but in the case of...