Demetrios Matheou

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Demetrios Matheou

Film Festivals


Saturday, March 6th, 2021

Berlinale 2021: Petite Maman

Céline Sciamma's latest is a magical, mysterious reflection on time, memory and family ties

Friday, March 5th, 2021

Berlinale 2021: Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn

The wearing of 'masks' is richly metaphorical in timely, challenging Romanian satire

Monday, July 15th, 2019

Monsoon, Karlovy Vary Film Festival

‘Lilting’ director Hong Khaou’s second film follows an Englishman’s exploration of his Vietnamese roots

Monday, July 15th, 2019

Half Sister, Karlovy Vary Film Festival

Two Slovenian half-sisters reluctantly begin to bond when they are forced to share a home

Monday, September 24th, 2018

The Quietude, Venice Film Festival

High jinks on a ranch in Argentina from director Pablo Trapero

Monday, September 24th, 2018

Dragged Across Concrete, Venice Film Festival

Mel Gibson and Vince Vaughn team up for S. Craig Zahler’s latest bone-cruncher

Monday, September 24th, 2018

Shadow, Venice Film Festival

Rousing and typically beautiful ‘wu xia’ action from China’s Zhang Yimou

Monday, July 16th, 2018

I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History As Barbarians, Karlovy Vary

Romanian Radu Jude follows up ’Aferim!’ with another powerful satirical critique of his homeland

Monday, July 24th, 2017

The Arts Desk at Bergman Week

Every summer holidaymakers and film buffs are jointly cast in an inimitable celebration of one of cinema’s master directors

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Trainspotting (Danny Boyle, 1996)

As Trainspotting celebrates its 20th anniversary, Danny Boyle and his original cast are preparing a new dose of Renton, Begbie, Sick Boy and Spud

Monday, July 11th, 2016

‘Original Bliss’, Karlovy Vary Film Festival

Do we deserve love? The German adaptation of A.L. Kennedy's novella posits some provocative answers

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Edinburgh Film Festival 2016

Timothy Spall, Juno Temple and a who's who of leftfield comedians shine in two very different British entries in this year's festival

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