Marcello Fonte, Edoardo Pesce, Nunzia Schiano
A timid dog groomer living in a poor suburb sells cocaine on the side and stays out of trouble, while trying to deal with his unstable, violent acquaintance that is a menace to the whole neighborhood.
Ugo Chiti, Matteo Garrone, Massimo Gaudioso
Paolo Del Brocco, Matteo Garrone, Jean Labadie
Archimede, Le Pacte, Rai Cinema
Susanne Wuest, Vlad Ivanov, Juli Jakab
The story follows a young girl, wanting to work at a legendary hat shop, once owned by her parents. When the new owner refuses to hire her, she throws herself in a search for forgotten past…
Nicolas Brigaud-Robert, Valéry Guibal, Gábor Rajna, Gábor Sipos, François Yon
Laokoon Filmgroup, Playtime
Poland, Great Britain, France
Joanna Kulig, Tomasz Kot, Borys Szyc
A passionate love story between two people of different backgrounds and temperaments, who are fatally mismatched and yet fatefully condemned to each other. Set against the background of the Cold War in the 1950s in Poland, Berlin, Yugoslavia and Paris, the film depicts an impossible love story in impossible times.
Pawel Pawlikowski, Janusz Glowacki, Piotr Borkowski
Ewa Puszczynska, Tanya Seghatchian
Opus Film, Apocalypso Pictures
THE DEATH OF STALIN
Great Britain, France, Belgium
Olga Kurylenko, Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Jeffrey Tambor
Moscow, 1953. After being in power for nearly 30 years, Soviet dictator Josef Stalin takes ill and quickly dies. Now the members of the Council of Ministers scramble for power.
Armando Iannucci, David Schneider, Ian Martin
Nicolas Duval Adassovsky, Kevin Loader, Laurent Zeitoun, Yann Zenou
Quad Productions, Main Journey
THE BEST FILMS OF 2018
Luís Azevedo rounds up the standout movie moments of 2018 in a special end of year video essay.