♦ Tehran Law ***
by Saeed Roustayi
Iranian movie, 2:14
Grand Prize and Critics’ Prize at the last International Police Film Festival, this high-tension thriller brings a policeman and a trafficker face to face with nothing to lose in an Iranian capital plagued by drug use. Combining quasi-documentary realism with an extremely neat form, this suffocating camera keeps us in suspense until its outcome.
“READ THE REVIEW:” The Law of Tehran “: cop and thug in Iran
♦ True Mothers ***
by Naomi Kawase
Japanese movie, 2:20
This luminous melodrama on adoption, signed Naomi Kawase, completes the prolific filmography, in the pantheistic style, of a filmmaker of delicacy.
“READ THE REVIEW:” True Mothers “, between-two-mothers
♦ Witches of the Orient ***
by Julien Faraut
French film, 1 h 40
This documentary takes its name from a legendary Japanese women’s volleyball team. World champions and gold medalists at the 1964 Olympic Games, these players still hold the impressive record of 258 consecutive victories today.
“READ THE REVIEW:” Witches of the East “, legends of Japanese volleyball
♦ Milla **
by Shannon Murphy
Australian movie, 1:58
This Australian film delivers a dazzling portrait of a teenage girl suffering from cancer, in love with a young man far from pleasing his parents.
“READ THE REVIEW:” Milla “, teenage loves outside the norm
♦ Fathers profession *
by Jean-Pierre Améris
French film, 1 h 45
Jean-Pierre Améris adapts Sorj Chalandon’s novel by adding aspects of his family history and an unwelcome whimsical tone worn by Benoît Poelvoorde.
“READ THE REVIEW:” Father’s profession “, sad fantasy
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