Igor Cobileanski - Moldova | Romania - 2013
A closely observed segment in the life of a young man of half-guessed past and uncertain motivations, headed apparently toward irremediable catastrophe. Unwaveringly sad, but a story told with a discerning eye and an able camera. Good stuff if bleak. Great viewing if you tend to have an unnecessarily sanguine view of life.
7.2/10 - 302 @ IMDb (which is pretty good)
Neither Heaven Nor Earth War and the supernatural at a remote military camp in Afghanistan. The ensemble cast led by Jeremie Renier is superb and the rest of the film doesn't miss a beat, either. Another winner from Film Movement. Directed by Clement Cogitore.
Duane isn't kidding, this is really really great stuff. Like nothing I have ever seen. Thoroughly unpredictable. NHNE was nominated for both the Critics Week Grand Prize and the Golden Camera at Cannes 2015. 95% @ RT.trailerNEITHER HEAVEN NOR EARTH
Clément Cogitore - France | Belgium - 2015
See above for suitably bug eyed appreciation. Lead man Jérémie Renier will be familiar to Dardenne brothers fans from (at least) four of their superlative movies; so yeah, he can act. The rest of the cast is well able. I find no flaw in this production and it doesn't lose a step the second time around. My new favorite FILM MOVEMENT movie, which is saying a lot.