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BFI LFF Review

NOMADLAND

Chloe Zhao’s third feature entwines a lyrical exploration of the American West with the drilling effects of capitalism and old age.

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NYFF Review

UNDINE

Christian Petzold’s newest is a beguiling fairytale, replete with the director’s multifaceted interests.

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NYFF Review

THE SALT OF TEARS

Philippe Garrel’s career-long command of heartache and romantic pitfalls continues.

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NYFF Review

DAYS

Tsai Ming-liang eases back into narrative filmmaking with a formally audacious and tender feature.

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NYFF Review

MALMKROG

Cristi Puiu evokes the turn of the 20th century for a chamber piece of opaque intent and heavy conversation.

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TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG

Justin Kurzel effectively explores the making and unmaking of one of history, and cinema’s, most famous outlaws.

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SWIMMING OUT TILL THE SEA TURNS BLUE

Jia Zhangke’s bound for the fields, the seacoast, and the vicissitudes of time in his new literary documentary

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SCHEMERS

David McLean spins his autobiography with a good sense of fun and a heap of self-satisfaction.

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SHE DIES TOMORROW

Amy Seimetz’s absurdism and existential dread depicts everyday grief and matches the pandemic’s “new normal”

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TESLA

Michael Almereyda’s biopic of the mystery-shrouded inventor revels in the anachronistic appeal of cinema