O Beautiful Night O Beautiful Night
Xaver Böhm / Germany / 2019 / 89 min / Korean, German, Russian
Replete with dark oneiric images evocative of human mortality, this unusual nocturnal odyssey stars Slovenian actor Marko Mandić in a leading role.
The Ornithologist O ornitólogo
João Pedro Rodrigues / Portugal, France, Brazil / 2016 / 118 min / English, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese
Foregrounding a lonesome birdwatcher, The Ornithologist is a mystical journey blending religious rapture and blasphemous naturalism, offering a personal take on the myth of Saint Anthony of Padua, the patron saint of Lisbon.
Fire Will Come O que arde
Oliver Laxe / Spain, Luxembourg, France / 2019 / 85 min
After serving time for setting a fire, a taciturn man returns to his home town (and the scene of the crime) in Galician hills. A wonderfully meditative, melancholic tale about everything that is at stake in a vulnerable ecosystem where man and nature have largely managed to stay untouched by the greedy hand of modern society.