Europe reviews


An Impossible Love

'An Impossible Love': London Review

A superior yet highly successful melodrama from Catherine Corsini.

They Shall Not Grow Old WingNut Films IWM

'They Shall Not Grow Old': London Review

Peter Jackson has remembered them

That Time of Year

'That Time Of Year': London Review

Christmas in Denmark, with Paprika Steen and Sophie Gråbøl as feuding siblings at a family get-together

Been so long new site

'Been So Long': London Review

Michaela Coel and Arinze Kene star in this London-set musical, set for release on Netflix after a festival bow

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'Joy': London Review

Sudabeh Mortezai’s second film is winner of the Europa Cinemas Label


'Urgent': Busan Review

A group of Moroccan strangers come together in an overburdened Casablanca hospital

Float like a butterfly westend

'Float Like A Butterfly': Busan Review

A standout second film from Ireland’s Carmel Winters

The Man Who Bought The Moon

​'The Man Who Bought the Moon': Busan Review

Italian authorities attempt to track down a Sardinian man who has laid claim to the moon

Well Be Young And Beautiful

'We'll Be Young And Beautiful': Busan Review

A former teen pop star attempts to relive former glories with her hapless son in tow


'Distances': Busan Review

Former university friends struggle to reconnect during a strained weekend in Berlin

Richard Says Goodbye IM Global

'Richard Says Goodbye': Zurich Review

Johnny Depp plays an English professor who receives a fatal diagnosis


'Swimming': Busan Review

A German high school student seeks revenge on those who would bully her


'Wolkenbruch': Zurich Review

A comedy set in Zurich’s Orthodox Jewish community could be a surprise hit

Welcome To Sodom

'Welcome To Sodom': Zurich Review

Documentary is set on a wasteground for the world’s electronics outside Accra, Ghana

Midnight Runner

'Midnight Runner': Zurich Review

A stark and impressive debut from Switzerland

Trautmann Zurich Film Festival

'Trautmann': Zurich Review

The extraordinary life of goalkeeper ‘Bert’ Trautmann is recreated in this UK/German co-production

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'Neon Heart': San Sebastian Review

An arresting debut from new Danish enfant terrible Laurits Flensted-Jensen

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'Baby': San Sebastian Review

This serious turn from the popular Chinese actress and singer Yang Mi reaps rewards

Quien Te Cantara

'​Quién Te Cantará': San Sebastian Review

Carlos Vermut returns after his award-winning ‘Magical Girl’ with this stylishly-mounted drama

The Black Book

'The Black Book': San Sebastian Review

Valeria Sarmiento presents an accompaniment to both her own work and that of her late partner, Raul Ruiz