Contrasting visions of world cinema
GERMANY | 80 minutes | 2019
In this utterly one-off début feature, Susanne Heinrich’s archetypal “melancholy girl” wanders the city in search of shelter. Po-faced and pensive, she engages in conversations with strangers in a series of encounters, lust-fuelled or otherwise. Over the course of 15 deadpan vignettes of varying degrees of absurdity, she tries to find herself in a world where nothing stays the same. Maternity, sexuality, coupledom and social conventions: Aren’t You Happy? is an existentialist comedy whose feminist discourse, offbeat, postmodern and fiercely of-the-moment, is served up as delectably kittenish kitsch.CANADIAN PREMIERE"Melancholy is a recurring theme, and yet this picture, with its playful sound design and uninhibited embrace of camp imagery, leaves an overriding sense of joy and mischief." Screen Daily
Berlin Film Festival
Rotterdam Film Festival
The lives of twenty-something Pete and Sasha revolve around orgies and any random substance in a Russia where dancing to EDM in a club could get them...
RUSSIA | 98 minutes | 2019
A group of young women are thrown into the enchanting yet dangerous world of a reality show, where they are forced to live in a dollhouse-themed set and...
GREAT BRITAIN | 86 minutes | 2018
While filming Human, Anastasia Mikovia and Yann Arthus-Bertrand recorded footage of women around the world. That is where Woman began – an ambitious film...
FRANCE | 104 minutes | 2019
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