“Friedkin Uncut”, a journey through the cinema of an unpredictable director

He states many times that he hates to be called an “artist”, leaving this title to the likes of Fellini, Antonioni and Fritz Lang (who he interviewed and it’s one of the funniest bits of the doc). You probably will never see a director taking the aura of myth from his work like William Friedkin…

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Raindance Closing Night Film: The Odds

A woman enters an underground endurance competition, hoping to win the million dollar prize and turn her life around. As the increasingly punishing rounds progress, she finds herself entangled in a sadistic, manipulative game with no way out. First feature from American writer and director Bob Giordano, The Odds is a tense, close psychological body…

25th RAINDANCE: great anticipation for NOBLE EARTH and its message; starring Daisy Bevan and Italian rising star Pierangelo Menci

Noble Earth by Ursula Grisham is a study of ennui and female repression and what better than the quote from Visconte’s The Leopard that director decided to use on the official page of the movie to describe it: “ For things to remain the same, everything must change. Do you understand?” Noble Earth tells the…

RAINDANCE reveals this year programme: Josh Hartnett’s movie to open the 25th edition. On screen also Ed Westwick, Luke Pasqualino, Alessandro Nivola and Ewan McGregor.

The 25th Raindance Film Festival announced today, August 15th, the programme for the 2017 edition of the festival taking place in London’s West End from September 20th to October 1st 2017. Oh Lucy! (USA) by Atsuko Hirayanagi starring Pearl Harbor’s heartthrob Josh Hartnett has been announced as Opening Night Movie for its International Premiere. The…