"THE TRIANGLE OF SORROW" BY RUBEN OSTLUND, 2022
"The Triangle of Sorrow" is a social satire by Scandinavian filmmaker Ruben Ostlund that won the first prize at this year's Cannes Film Festival. The film is particularly interesting because it consists of three independent parts that give the feeling of various cinema genres.
Besides, the director points out various burning questions with a subtle humor, revealing them through the dialogues of typical characters. The unusual storyline, as well as the characters' dialogues keep you in suspense for 2.5 hours so that time flies!
"MIRA" BY DMITRIY KISELEV, 20222
"Mira" is a film about the planet's near future and about the relationship between a father and a daughter, who for many years only talk on the phone, because a father works at a space orbital station. After a meteor shower hits the city, Lera has only one opportunity to save her loved ones from a huge disaster. Her father helps her do it, using every chance to send a message to Lera and watching her every step from above.
Family relationships at the time of a looming catastrophe are definitely relevant for everyone today.
"DOUBLE DECEPTION MADELEINE COLLINS" BY ANTOINE BARRAULT, 202121
Another thriller telling the story of Madeleine Collins, a woman who lives two different lives at the same time. She lives in two countries, has two names, two lovers, two sons in France and a daughter in Switzerland. By accident a part of the secret is revealed — and now Madeleine should try to fix her past mistakes if she wants to stay alive.
"CHRISTMAS TREES 9", 2022
You can have a certain opinion about this movie, but the fact remains. For 9 years in a row, a New Year's Eve miracle has been happening in this film, leaving us with a feeling of great mood and warmth due to the movie's kind naivety.