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.
Forget Westerns – there’s a brilliant Northern you’ll need to see: KRAFTIDIOTEN is a thriller with expert comical relief at exactly the right times. Nils is a Swedish immigrant in Norway, who has just been elected […]
Leider konnte nicht einmal Maximilian Schell LES BRIGANDS retten. Der Eröffnungsfilm des 36. Filmfestivals Max Ophüls Preis – DIE RÄUBER – blieb ein Spektakel mit hohlen, flachen Charakteren und schlecht erzählter Geschichte. Nur die Schatten […]