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Despite several very disquieting factors about Chilean filmmaker Fernando Guzzoni’s story about a dysfunctional father/son relationship, the drama does nevertheless make for compelling viewing.   For most of the week 18 year old Jesús (Nicolás Durán) is left alone to his own devices in Santiago whilst his father (Alejandro Goic ) is away working, and rather than go to school or … Continue reading


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Jonathan (Jannis Niewöhner)  is a broody blonde boy who has taken over the responsibility for running the family farm in a remote part of rural Germany which he balances with caring for Berghard his very sick father (André Hennicke) who is dying  of cancer. The two have never been close and have an uneasy relationship and … Continue reading

Land of Storms

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Szabolcs (nicknamed Szabi) and his teenage German teammates do everything together.  They get matching tattoos and even ‘relieve’ themselves in unison when they are watching straight porn on the TV. However the camaraderie is quickly strained when they get thrashed in an important football match, and Szabi their captain is blamed for the loss. A fight … Continue reading

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