Filmworker ★★★★ review

by Nadia Bee How do you run away with the circus, when you are already right there, in the spotlight? In 1975, Leon Vitali, a talented and lauded actor, was on the set of Stanley Kubrick’s Barry Lyndon, in a key role opposite Marisa Berenson and Ryan O’Neal. Vitali then had an epiphany which would […]

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Adriana’s Pact ★★★★ review

by Jamie Brown This austere Chilean documentary, a decidedly personal directing debut from Lissette Orozco, tells a cautionary tale about family. During Orozco’s apparently ordinary upbringing, Aunt Adriana was a glamourous, exciting role model. Each time her favourite aunt paid a visit from Australia, it was like the family rock star had swung into town, […]

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