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06-05-2021
 

Agnieszka Piotrowska - 06-05-2021

This year's big Oscar-winner subverts capitalism, Western aspirations and the colonial practices of documentary filmmaking, while also providing viewers with tiny doses of pleasure and hope - argues professor Agnieszka Piotrowska [Read More...]

Apples (Mila)

Christos Nikou
2020

Victor Fraga - 03-05-2021

As a mysterious disease leaves people amnesiac, a hapless man is left without memories and the ability to have pleasure - superb Greek movie is on Curzon Home Cinema on Friday, May 7th [Read More...]

Once Upon a River

Haroula Rose
2020

Victor Fraga - 06-05-2021

Indigenous teen in search of her mother embarks on a literal and metaphorical journey with more twists and turns than the local river - in virtual cinemas and VoD on Friday, May 7th [Read More...]

Here are the Young Men

Eoin Mackell
2020

Paul Risker - 06-05-2021

In the hedonistic last breath before the tragedy of adulthood strikes, Irish teens challenge the moral authority of religion - out now on VoD [Read More...]

My Octopus Teacher

Pippa Ehrlich, James Reed
2021

Agnieszka Piotrowska - 03-05-2021

A South African man who suffers a mid-life crisis rediscovering himself through his relationship with an octopus in a bay near Cape Town in South Africa - now on Netflix [Read More...]

Cowboys

Anna Kerrigan
2021

Victor Fraga - 04-05-2021

Transgender boy finds kindness and acceptance in his clumsy cowboy father, and the two literally run away together - on Curzon Home Cinema and Digital download on Friday, May 7th. [Read More...]

DANNY. LEGEND. GOD.

Yavor Petkov
2020

Jack Hawkins - 05-05-2021

Inspired by the Belgian classic MAN BITES DOG, Bulgarian mockumentary ridicules the nouveau riche of Eastern Europe - on Amazon Prime on Monday, May 3rd. [Read More...]

The Death of Stalin

Armando Iannucci
2017

Victor Fraga - 16-10-2017

Hailed as "film of the year", this Franco-British comedy about the controversial Soviet leader is in reality teeming with prejudices and schadenfreude - on Netflix on Friday, April 21st [Read More...]

Aviva

Boaz Yakin
2021

Victor Fraga - 29-04-2021

Bobbi Jene Smith and other dancers star in romance blending choreography and narrative wizardry; the outcome is boisterous, energetic and somewhat messy - on VoD on Friday, April 30th [Read More...]

Truman & Tennessee: An Intimate Conversation

Lisa Immordino Vreeland
2021

Victor Fraga - 28-04-2021

Two literary geniuses shared a tender and profound friendship, while also subverting the entertainment industry in ways hitherto unthinkable - on VoD on Friday, April 30th [Read More...]

The Virtuoso

Nick Stagliano
2021

James Luxford - 29-04-2021

The life of an assassin has never been duller, as this limp thriller clings to an Oscar winner’s involvement for some credibility - on Digital on Friday, April 30th and on DVD on Monday, May 10th [Read More...]

Those bloody vegans!!!

DMovies' reader pours her heart out as she talks about Meet Your Meat the film that changed her life forever, in emotional statement.

Women don’t cower in silence!

Thais reveals the very dirty movie that made her become the strong woman and the empowered professional that she is now!

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Agnieszka Piotrowska

Agnieszka Piotrowska (Polish born and London-based filmmaker, writer and academic specialised in psychoanalysis, applied philosophy and film)
Professor of Film and Cultural Studies [Read More...]

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