Poet Emily Dickinson spent almost all of her 55 years confined to her father's house, posing challenges for director Terence Davies has set for himself in this strangely mannered new bio pic.
His film’s subject, Władysław Strzemiński, was an early hero among Polish and Soviet artists, yet he was hounded to death for sticking to his painterly principles.
Generally speaking, a fixer is someone who puts things or people together quietly behind the scenes. In this case, the fixer is in every scene.
Using grim spy photography left over from the Communist era, Karl Marx City establishes a starkly beautiful black-and-white aesthetic to narrow history down to a single family’s struggle.
An essential film on Ada Colau's incredible rise to mayor of Barcelona.