Louise by the Shore Louise en hiver
Jean-François Laguionie / France, Canada / 2016 / 75 min / French
This unusual Robinson Crusoe adventure, set in an abandoned seaside town, is a poetic meditation on loneliness, passing away. Above all, it is a tribute to life, freedom and new beginnings.
Love & Friendship Love & Friendship
Whit Stillman / Ireland, Netherlands, USA, United Kingdom, France / 2016 / 92 min / English
Beautiful young widow Lady Susan visits her in-laws’ estate in retreat from the rumours of her indiscretion that circulate polite society. She plots to secure a husband for herself and for her daughter, but complications arise as she captures the simultaneous attentions of young Reginald DeCourcy, wealthy and dim-witted Sir James Martin, and the handsome, but married, Lord Manwaring.
Andrej Zvjagincev / Russia, Germany, France, Belgium / 2017 / 127 min / Russian
Russian filmmaker Andrej Zvyagintsev offers an unforgiving critique of the lovelessness and moral unravelling of middle-class Russian society in this allegorical family drama. Winner of the Jury Prize and Palme d’Or for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.
Gustavo Pizzi / Brazil, Uruguay / 2018 / 98 min / Portuguese
A deeply intimate and universal ode to motherhood which takes us into the chaotic but warm and humourful everyday life of a Brazilian family.
Loving Vincent Loving Vincent
Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman / Poland, United Kingdom / 2017 / 94 min / English / 15+
Honouring Vincent van Gogh’s legacy, the creators made the first fully painted feature film, where each frame is a hand-painted oil painting.