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The Last Summer Of La Boyita

Tender coming of age stories like La Boyita in the mould of last year’s
 
 
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Lifeboat

The Greek philosopher Plato once argued that governing a state is very much like piloting a ship. When a ship is caught in a storm, the crew do not demand a vote, they simply follow the captain’s orders on the assumption that h...
 

 
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Le Havre

‘Give me your tired, your poor
 
 
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La Grande Illusion

La Grande Illusion, the undisputed masterpiece by pioneering French filmmaker Jean Renoir and looks better now than it ever has thanks to a breathtaking restoration.
 

 
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The Ledge

Mathew Chapman’s latest film presents itself as an intelligent thriller that deals with the conflict between religious and secular worldviews but in reality The Ledge is a dull and intellectually vacuous melodrama in which two ...
 
 
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Life Is Beautiful

Life Is Beautiful, Roberto Benigni’s 1997 multi-Oscar winning triumph is a timeless modern fairytale.
 

 
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Las Acacias

Pablo Giorgelli’s debut feature, road movie Las Acacias, might move as slowly as its protagonist’s lumber truck, but it packs a surprisingly poignant punch in its rather brief running time.
 
 
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The Living Wake

The Living Wake is an absurdist comedy of the highest order.
 

 
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Love On A Pillow

French New Wave cinema of the 50s and 60s might seem pretty niche and inaccessible but that’s only true if you don’t like films with subtitles, can’t relate to anything but American films and don’t even know where the world cin...
 
 
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Lockout

Remember Escape From New York?