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Mariam Movie Film

Locarno Film Festival Review: Sharipa Urazbayeva’s ‘Mariam’

“What is most harmful here is attaching the concept of re-gained femininity to makeup and fancy earrings. There shouldn’t be any need for a knight in shining armour to come to the heroine’s rescue.”

Romanna Lobach in Olla

La Quinzaine des Réalisateurs Review: Ariane Labed’s ‘Olla’

“Through sharp sound design and awkward moments of situational comedy, ‘Olla’ highlights the inner fire of a young woman; a charismatic vagabond. Like her frequent collaborator Yorgos Lanthimos, Labed uses tonally offbeat situations to hilariously explore perceptions of logical and illogical behavior.”

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