Black Nights Latest Reviews

End Of Sentence
End Of Sentence
A widower embarks on a journey to fulfil his wife's wish to have her ashes scattered in Ireland, taking his estranged son along for the trip.
The County
The County
A middle-aged dairy farmer rebels against the all powerful local co-operative.
Ema
Ema
A dancer and her choreographer husband find themselves trying to stop their lives falling apart after an adoption goes awry.
Nobadi
Nobadi
A grumpy pensioner hires a migrant from Afghanistan to bury his dead dog.
Moffie
Moffie
Drama following a conscript through his military service in the South African Defence Force in the 1980s.
You Will Die At 20
You Will Die At 20
A boy struggles to cope with a prediction in childhood that he will die at 20.
Baghdad In My Shadow
Baghdad In My Shadow
Trouble brews in London for the Iraqi diaspora after a young man begins to be radicalised and a woman encounters a face from the past.
Adam
Adam
A widow takes in a heavily pregnant young woman.
System Crasher
System Crasher
Nine-year-old Benni radically defies every rule. But this feared ‘system crasher’s’ only desire is to stop living in a residential home and go back to her mother.
The Truth
The Truth
A reunion between a French cinema star and her daughter descends into confrontation.
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Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival Features

How Binoche seduced Deneuve
Two stars finally rub along famously in The Truth
'We can talk about anything, there are no taboos'
Isaac director Jurgis Matulevicius on the challenges and politics of his debut film
Four Weddings, Weinstein and working with the best
Mike Newell on his cult romcom hit, the disgraced producer and the state of pictures and politics today
Surreal road to redemption
Dathaí Keane talks about the balancing act at the heart of his debut Finky
Monster challenge
Tom Sullivan on cast commitment and shooting his debut feature
Putting Ireland on the map
Tom Sullivan and Dathai Keane talk about being trailblazers for an Irish-language film initiative
'It's kind of like magic'
Bernardo Barreto on his feature debut The Seeker and the art of a long single take
Playing with the meanings
Jan Komasa on Andrey Zvyagintsev, Corpus Christi, Bartosz Bielenia and Christopher Walken
Diversity Rocks
Sarah Gavron and Theresa Ikoko on capturing the teenage spirit and pushing the industry forward
Celebrating sisterhood
Theresa Ikoko and Sarah Gavron on developing Rocks
Constructing the Sentence
John Hawkes and Elfar Adalsteins on motivation and midges in their road trip drama

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival News

Kontora takes top prize in Tallinn
British films Boyz In The Wood, Looted and Muscle among winners
Tallinn to honour Andrei Konchalovsky
Russian director to receive lifetime achievement award
Tallinn announces Official Selection
UK director Gerard Johnson shows Muscle
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Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

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Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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