November 2008

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#The London Film Festival: Liverpool - A trilogy of closely observed characters

In his latest film the Argentinian director Lisandro Alonso varies and expands on his unique realist vision, argues Quintín

#The London Film Festival: Liverpool - Interview

Lisandro Alonso talks to Maria Delgado about his unusual working methods and his new film 'Liverpool'

#The London Film Festival: Quiet Chaos - No sex please, we're Italian comedians

Geoffrey Macnab examines the effects on Italian filmgoers of Nanni Moretti's latest starring role and a controversial sex scene

#The London Film Festival: The Class - Interview

Ginette Vincendeau talks to director Laurent Cantet, whose 'Entre les murs' ('The Class') was the surprise winner of the Palme d'Or at the 2008 Cannes festival

#The London Film Festival: Rachael Getting Married - Ensemble stars shine

Robert Altman meets 'My Best Friend's Wedding' in Jonathan Demme's fun yet insightful drama, says  Nick James

#The London Film Festival: Ah, Liberty! - Ben Rivers at the Edge of the World

A programme of six shorts showcases the work of Ben Rivers and his investigations of Britain's hinterlands, says  Kieron Corless

#The London Film Festival: 'S&S' 20 Further Recommendations

There's plenty more to see at the London Film Festival, says Nick James. Here are some more highlights of the programme

That's camorra

The Camorra network rules Naplesin Gomorrah but Silvia Angrisani delves deeper into reality. PLUS Guido Bonsaver on Mafia films

Lagoon Blues

There were few stars and fewer great films at this year's Venice Film Festival. By Nick James

Selected reviews

#Film of the Month: Of Time and the City

Terence Davies takes a fresh look at his home city and himself in 'Of Time and the City', his elegiac yet prickly documentary, a hymn to the culture of Liverpool's past and a critique of its development. By Ryan Gilbey

#DVD review: Sweden, Heaven and Hell

Tim Lucas looks back on a fascinatingly twisted investigation into Sweden's supposedly permissive society

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Last Updated: 20 Dec 2011