Away – Review

https://youtu.be/B-2xxKAPssk Written & Directed by Gints Zilbalodis Latvia/2020/75mins ★★★★★ Turning back, a young boy lives in the shadow of a hulking beast, a colossus of immense stature and being. Shrouded in amorphous black wisps and eyes, no matter how far ahead he escapes the being – its presence follows. Away is a concise, relatively short feature from … Continue reading Away – Review

The Breadwinner

https://youtu.be/SnpBc8YvGpk Directed by Nora Twomey Written by Anita Doron, Deborah Ellis Gloriously direct, “The Breadwinner” (2017) turns the patriarchal trope of a sole provider into an unflinching tale of a young Afghan girl’s determination, fear and resilience under Taliban rule in 2001. Based on Deborah Ellis’ bestselling novel, who returns to write the screenplay, “The Breadwinner” … Continue reading The Breadwinner