New Order ★★★ – LFF 2020

Michel Franco’s New Order is punishing film. Unflinching and unforgiving this is a cautionary tale for societies. Marianne’s (Naian Gonzaléz Norvind) wedding at the spectacular family home is besieged by several unexpected incidents: the registrar is late; social disturbances delay guests en route, and former employee Rolando turns up seeking

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Never Gonna Snow Again ★★★★ – LFF 2020

Malgorzara Szuniwska and creative partner and co-director Michal Englert provide a magically offbeat film in Never Gonna Snow Again that hypnotically reels you into a world where being wealthy isn’t the be-all and end-all of life. A Ukrainian immigrant, Zhenia (Alec Utgoff) was born several years after Chernobyl works as a masseur in Poland and

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