Cold War is a painstakingly-beautiful visual feast. With bold, assured filmmaking, it’s no wonder Paweł Pawlikowski won the Best Director award at Cannes.
Amy Adrion’s debut feature features so many charismatic and thoughtful contributors that it effortlessly balances the heartbreak and trauma of being a female director with the pride and euphoria of creative fulfilment and success.
My Own Private Hell (Inferninho) is set entirely within a dingy bar in Brazil. Starring Yuri Yamamoto as the fierce transvestite owner, the film focuses on the rag-tag group of outsiders who work and drink in the titular Inferninho.