Switzerland

Youth skilfully evokes the joy and melancholy of time as it passes, the yearning for new experience that drives us on even as our ability to seize it wanes.
Italian writer-director Paolo Sorrentino’s latest film doesn’t hit the heights of his 2013 effort The Great Beauty; that film’s near-perfect mix of longing and cynicism set the bar at a height he hasn’t cleared since. But Youth skilfully evokes...
A most extraordinary depiction of the artistic process at work.
The latest film from French New Wave veteran, Jacques Rivette. It's a most extraordinary four-hour depiction of the artistic process at work, as Michel Piccoli, playing the artist, attempts to create a masterwork abandoned ten years earlier, usin...
Portrait of the actress as a middle-aged woman.
TORONTO FILM FESTIVAL: Clouds of Sils Maria, Oliver Assayas’s elusive new film, begins with the death of an author. Maria Enders (Juliette Binoche), a famous actress of stage and screen, and her dexterous assistant Valentine (Kristen Stewart) are...