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Tiziana Soudani

​Swiss producer and Locarno stalwart Tiziana Soudani dies

Credits included ‘Happy As Lazarro’ and ‘Bread And Tulips’.

Kinuyo Tanaka

Locarno to fete Japan’s Kinuyo Tanaka in first retrospective devoted to female filmmaker

Pioneering filmmaker and actress was second woman to direct a feature in history of Japanese cinema.

'The Nest'

‘The Nest’: Locarno Review

Gothic horror from Italy serves up a last-minute shocker

O Film Do Mondo

‘O Fim Do Mundo’: Locarno Review

Basil Da Cunha’s impressive second feature is set in the slowly gentrifying Reboleira district of Lisbon


‘Days Of The Bagnold Summer’: Locarno Review

Inbetweeners star Simon Bird delivers an unexpectedly gentle portrait of a mother and her son with his directorial debut


‘Technoboss’: Locarno Review

A highly idiosyncratic comedy/musical that might just achieve cult status

A Voluntary Year

‘A Voluntary Year’: Locarno Review

A German father-daughter comedy/drama which calls to mind ‘Toni Erdmann’