BOYS is a 15 minute Swedish short directed by Isabella Carbonell and written by her and Babak Najafi. Young Markus (brilliant: Sebastian Hiort af Ornäs) is in an institution for young sex offenders – his crime is a terrible one, and with the help of his friend he can at least try to bury that part of him which made him do the unspeakable. The short film was shown at the Göteborg Film Festival – it is nicely made, great light and colours – but clearly draws very much of its power from Sebastian’s superb acting.
Ganz ehrlich: streckenweise ist der Film DRIFTEN stinklangweilig. Trotzdem geht mir die erzählte Geschichte nach. Zum einen, weil die beiden Hauptdarstelller schlichtweg brilliant sind, zum anderen, weil es diese Story in STOCKHOLM ÖSTRA bereits gibt: […]
Iceland in winter is dark and cold. People start to drink a lot and do strange stuff, even if they happen to be on a trip to Florida: Iceland is still in their hearts and […]
JAUJA *) takes us on a trip through cinema history (it adopts the classical format 4:3 with as much as rounded corners), through brutal colonialism (it places Patagonian indigens against European conquerors) and through mythology. It does […]