Home – Review

https://youtu.be/AaDxGcmIc64 Written & Directed by Franka Potente Germany/2020/100mins ★★★★ Revenge and reconciliation. Forgiveness takes more than accepting an apology – and to truly repent, it takes more than showing a brave face at the local Church. An eye for an eye may seem the viable option for some, but the agony and dredging of emotion … Continue reading Home – Review

Plan A – Review

https://youtu.be/FPP_304khFo Written & Directed by Yoav Paz & Doron Paz Germany & Israel/2021/109mins ★★ s millions celebrated the end of World War II, there’s a habit of conjuring this immediate image of the defeat of Hitler as a drawn curtain. In reality, for thousands of survivors of the Holocaust, returning Jewish communities found that, despite … Continue reading Plan A – Review

A Perfect Enemy – Review

https://youtu.be/m4ojQ3RT3Sk Directed by Kike Maíllo Written by Cristina Clemente & Kike Maíllo Spain,Germany,France/2020/89mins ★★★★ Chaos and order; love and obsession. There are paradigms which belong together. In the case of architect Jeremiasz Angust, everything comes with a reason and design, until a young twenty-something year old girl crashes into his life. Approached on his way … Continue reading A Perfect Enemy – Review

Persian Lessons – Review

https://youtu.be/5FdRKMQMj4o Directed by Vadim Perelman Screenplay adapted by Ilja Zofin Russia, Germany, Belarus/ 2020/ 127 mins ★★★ Treading the line of invention is a difficult option, and potentially dangerous when devising a Holocaust survival story. But in the end, director Vadim Perelman‘s Persian Lessons has little intention of maintaining authenticity throughout; instead, focusing on specific aspects which, tragically, … Continue reading Persian Lessons – Review