The great names in cinema
| 91 minutes | 1953
The lives of the earliest inhabitants of the historic land of Bohemia, recounted in a series of six stop-motion animation segments. Released in 1953, this film by the Czech director breathes humanity and empathy into the folk tales behind the heroes and legends of Czechoslovakia. Inspired by the book Ancient Bohemian Legends by Alois Jirásek, Old Czech Legends is proof not just of Trnka’s outstanding artistry and puppeteering talent, but also his amazingly inventive use of cinematic language.
Heartbreak, sweet melancholy and necessary lies make up the ingredients of this joyous yet bleak romantic lark. Going back to his favourite theme — that...
SOUTH KOREA | 91 minutes | 2017
Bruno Dumont is back with an off-the-wall musical about... Joan of Arc! It’s 1425 and eight-year-old gamine Jeannette already dreams of booting the...
FRANCE | 91 minutes | 2017
A chilling, horrific thriller that takes its title from Greek tragedy. Winner of best screenplay at the last Cannes Festival. A heart surgeon develops a...
UNITED KINGDOM , Ireland | 91 minutes | 2017
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