Richard Mowe

Richard is an arts, film and features journalist, attends festivals around the world including Berlin, Cannes, Karlovy Vary, Deauville, Locarno, London, Venice and Taormina. His passion for cinema ran away with him when he helped to create two Film Festivals, now 20 years old, and devoted to French-Francophone cinema and Italian cinema at different locations around the UK in November and April respectively.

He is a director of boutique UK film distributors CinéFile and ran the Lumière cinema in Edinburgh over a number of years. He is a member of the National Union of Journalists, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, FIPRESCI the international federation of film critics, the Critics’ Circle, and the Guild of Regional Film Journalists.

We have 207 reviews by Richard Mowe in the database: read them here

Latest Film Reviews

The Ordinaries
Paula is a supporting role aspiring to become a main character. Yet, just before her final exams, her emotive music generator suddenly starts playing up, which presents a major problem for her. No starring role can survive without a heartrending accompaniment from the strings.
Fucking Bornholm
Two families who have known each other for years spend the long May weekend camping together as usual on the idyllic Danish island of Bornholm. However, instead of the relaxation they had anticipated, the holiday turns into purgatory…
Between Two Worlds
Marianne Winckler, a well-known author, goes to live in northern France to research for her new book on the subject of job insecurity. Without revealing her true identity, she gets hired as a cleaner, working with a group of other women.
Biopic about the star and his manager.
Crimes Of The Future
In a near-future human evolution has accelerated, a situation embraced by a performance artist.
Tale revolving around an unassuming grey donkey.
Enys Men
A volunteer observing a rare wild flower finds the different worlds that have inhabited the island where she is beginning to collide.
Triangle Of Sadness
A yacht for the super-rich sinks, leaving its passengers marooned on an island.
Paris Memories
A woman caught up in a Paris terror attack and three months on she tries to piece together her memory.
Brother And Sister
The death of a pair of siblings' parents forces them to cross paths after 20 years of avoiding one another.


Article about Liev Schreiber's campaign to help Ukraine
02 Jul 2022
Actor spearheads campaign for help at the grassroots
Jean-Louis Trintignant obituary
18 Jun 2022
Career spanned Lelouch and Bertolucci to Haneke and Rohmer
Oliver Ridge on Joyland and the Corner Office
08 Jun 2022
Tribeca-bound producer on Cannes winner and the joy of storytelling
Ray Liotta interview about Cop Land
27 May 2022
Archive interview shows how late actor took his career 'one movie at a time'
Juliette Binoche on Between Two Worlds
25 May 2022
Reality bites with the women workers on the frontline in Between Two Worlds

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News Stories

Fireworks herald return of Karlovy Vary
02 Jul 2022
Czech festival back in business with a fanfare and a flourish
KVIFF rebuffs Ukrainian protest
28 Jun 2022
Karlovy Vary organisers defend inclusion of film, which is 'critical of Russian regime'
Karlovy Vary honours for Rush and Del Toro
21 Jun 2022
Czech festival gears up for premieres and surprises
Cannes joy for Triangle Of Sadness
28 May 2022
Östlund takes second Palme d'Or, with Dhont and Denis among prizes
Cannes prizes keep on coming
28 May 2022
The Worst Ones takes top honours in Un Certain Regard

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First images of The House That Jack Built
27 Apr 2018
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