Musictale by Masaaki
Yuasa, JPN 2021
and storytelling served in innovative and somewhat discerning manner
4 biwas of 6
Audrey Diwan, FRA 2022
no-nonsense, well-done and gripping in places, yet not too engaging,
to the story having been told plenty of times before.
3 needles of 6
killed the KLF?
Chris Atkins, GBR 2021
documentary but with exceptionally interesting characters and story.
4 million quid of 6
by Arsalan Amiri, IRN 2021
sometimes gripping, sometimes unstructured demon flick where human
superstition is the real monster and the lead charactar looks like
3 jars of 6
by Maja Berg, SWE 2022
shot but immensely boring
feathers of 6
by Philip Barantini, GBR 2021
probably accurate depiction of what can happen with too much stress and
necessary reliance on others collide.
Michelins of 6
by Hanna Bergholm, FIN 2022
symbolism in creepy but predictable reverse body horror with brilliant
3 eggs of
by Gabriele Mainetti, 2021
the best Italian actiondramedy set in WW2 since La Vita e Bella, and
vibes and beautiful cinematography, brilliant music and spotgon pacing
Icecapaids by Adam
Berg, SWE 2022
Skillful and tense,
but predictable and plot-holey.
3 skates of 6
Expectancy by Paz
Fábrega, CRC 2021
laid-back,refreshingly anti-melodramatic and honestly kind of boring.
3 drawings of 6
by Bruno Dumont, FRA 2021
and superficial at the same time, France tries a lot, and fails more
by Araceli Lemos, GRE 2021
and uneven, sometimes incomprehensible, yet fascinating.
vkhedavt, rodesac cas vukurebt? (What do we see when we look at the
Near-miss-narration by Aleksandre Koberidze, GEO
almost painfully slow tempo the tale is told (literally, as they use
voice-over narration and rarely any dialogue) so ineffectively that one
wonders what could have happened in the hands of an editor.
2 balls of 6
Zeby nie bylo sladów (Leave no traces)
Despairdrama by Jan P. Matuszynski, POL 2021
Excellently paced, told and acted reality based drama about corruption
and the malice that follows.
5 bugs of 6
Celluloidrelay by numerous, SWE 2021-22
film collections usually consist of both duds and gems, sometimes to
the extreme. This year, it's more streamlined, with no real standout in
either end of the quality spectrum other than the stellar performance
by the young nephew in Den Japanska Illusionen.
En sol i
Vi var barn
3.3 mixed media of 6
by Maggie Gyllenhaal, USA 2021
intense and phenomenally acted in a drama in which you still genuinely
a deeply flawed main character.
peels of 6
by Shoja Azari and Shirin Neshat, USA/GER 2021
and with well established mood, along with clever writing and spot-on
experienced in exactly as hypnotized state as is possible to be.
disguises of 6
by Sebastian Meise, AUT 2021
down-to-earthy and even-paced, but honestly rather dull.
3 fags of
by Jim Cummings and PJ McCabe, USA
arseholey protagonist and not too obvious twists make for an
not that masterful satirical (bordering on darkly comedic) take on
envelopes of 6
by Juho Kuosmanen, FIN/RUS 2021
and honesty, but drags towards the end
compartments of 6
drama by Christoffer Sandler, SWE 2022
not overly sentimental or preachy, with a good heap of bonus for being
literally in my own hoods.
Rosa (The Pink Cloud)
by Iuli Gerbase, BRA 2021
episodic drama the hits close to the home, for obvious reasons.
glasses of 6
not my mother
by Kate Dolan, IRE 2021
Aster-esque creepiness leads to rather run-of-the-mill horror towards
bonfires of 6
llamado dignidad (A place called Dignity)
by Matías Rojas Valencia, CHL 2021
creepy and uneasy, showing the harsh reality of unchecked religious
sackcloths of 6
has to know
Strokesuggestion by Bouli Lanners,
Beautiful landscapes frame sombre acting in a
somehow sweet tale of gaslighting.
dalmatians of 6