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 189 reviews by Richard Mowe in the database: read them here

Latest Film Reviews

Pleasure
A 20-year-old woman moves from her small town in Sweden to LA for a shot at a career in the adult film industry.
JFK Revisited: Through The Looking Glass
Thirty years after his film JFK, filmmaker Oliver Stone takes viewers on a journey through recently declassified evidence in the assassination of President Kennedy.
The Divide
Two women on the verge of a breakup, in a hospital, are further stressed on the night of a big demonstration by the overwhelmed staff and by angry, injured protestors who land up besieging the building.
Flag Day
A father lives a double life as a counterfeiter, bank robber and conman in order to provide for his daughter.
Everything Went Fine
A father asks for help to die.
Slalom
Coming-of-age tale about a young skier who is drawn into an abusive relationship.
Papicha
A student becomes determined to stage a fashion show despite religious opposition.
Joan Of Arc
A sequel to The Childhood Of Joan Of Arc.
Who You Think I Am
A divorced teacher creates a fake Facebook page of a much younger woman and finds herself embarked on an impossible online love affair.
The Truth
A reunion between a French cinema star and her daughter descends into confrontation.

Features

Jean-Jacques Beineix obituary
15 Jan 2022
Director of Diva and Betty Blue dies at 75
Michael Sarnoski on Nic Cage and Pig
08 Sep 2021
Debut director on how he landed the Con Air star to partner a pig
Johnny Depp in Deauville on Tim Burton and French connections
06 Sep 2021
Pirates star on Tim Burton, French connections and Hollywood
Director Clio Barnard on Ali & Ava
16 Jul 2021
Director Clio Barnard on Ali & Ava as she dials in to Cannes
Sean Baker on bringing Red Rocket to Cannes
15 Jul 2021
Red Rocket director realises dream of bringing his underdogs to Cannes

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News Stories

French actor dies in ski accident
19 Jan 2022
Gaspard Ulliel was face of Chanel and star of Saint Laurent
Paris film jamboree ready for lift-off
05 Jan 2022
Zylberstein stars as female trailblazer in Paris premiere
Tycoon with a penchant for acting
04 Oct 2021
Director Claude Lelouch on the death of colourful compatriot
Mr Intensity lightens up on the boardwalk
12 Sep 2021
Michael Shannon receives Deauville Talent Award
The King reigns in Deauville prizes
11 Sep 2021
Charlotte Gainsbourg’s jury gives top prize to rapper tale

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Galleries

First images of The House That Jack Built
27 Apr 2018
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