“A playful modern fairytale about a serious subject.” - Variety
Costa-Gavras (Z, Missing, Music Box) takes a different tack on the immigrant experience in Europe with Eden is West, a bittersweet comedy with a touch of magic realism.
Adrift in a rusty tanker headed for paradise, Elias (Riccardo Scamarcio, My Brother Is an Only Child) is one of many illegal immigrants making their way to the promised land of Western Europe. On arrival he finds opportunity, but also at every turn people eager to exploit him for profit or their own entertainment.
“A cross between the noble, wandering Ulysses and a Charlie Chaplin perpetually on the run from the cops.” - Hollywood Reporter
"A jet-black social comedy marbled with delectably close-calls, [The Ax] puts the merciless world of downsizing, outsourcing and other capitalist trends on the chopping block... [It's] laugh-out-loud… More »
'... it is most important for films to speak out about social problems ... Perhaps it is not so important for the film-maker to come up with the solutions. If I impose my solutions on a film then I b… More »
The Traitors is directed and performed by a group of professional and amateur film-makers known only as the Grupo Cine de la Base. They are drawn from Argentina's new revolutionary left, and the main… More »