Scarred Hearts Inimi cicatrizate
Radu Jude / Romania / 2016 / 141 min / Romanian
Jude’s most visually compelling work is a drama about human ability to overcome physical infirmity with the strength of mind. Screen adaptation of the eponymous novel by Max Blecher, who died at the early age of 29 after ten years of being immobilised by his disease.
Akira Kurosawa / Japan / 1950 / 88 min / Japanese
A woman is raped in a forest by a bandit, and her samurai husband murdered. In court the dead warrior, communicating through a medium, his wife, the bandit (Toshirô Mifune) and a spying woodcutter provide contradicting accounts of the crimes that were committed. But whose version can be believed?
Brawl in Cell Block 99 Brawl in Cell Block 99
S. Craig Zahler / USA / 2017 / 132 min / English
Bone Tomahawk came out of nowhere and was great, but master Zahler is upping the ante to unprecedented heights of badass awesomeness. Has to be seen to be believed.
Ray & Liz Ray & Liz
Richard Billingham / United Kingdom / 2018 / 108 min / English
Renowned British photographer and visual artist Richard Billingham makes his feature-film debut with this intricate portrayal of a family in their council flat outside Birmingham, inspired in part by his own memories.
System Crasher Systemsprenger
Nora Fingscheidt / Germany / 2019 / 118 min / German
Nine-year-old Benni is loud, wild, and unpredictable. Her unbridled energy is frustrating for everybody around her. But Benni only wishes for one thing: to return to her mother.