The Pink Cloud

The Pink Cloud (A Nuvem Rosa) (2021)

“This film was written in 2017 and shot in 2019,” reads the pink-on-black Portuguese text that opens writer/director Iuli Gerbase’s feature debut The Pink Cloud (A Nuvem Rosa). “Any resemblance to actual events is purely coincidental.” No further elaboration is required to determine which actual events the film might be imagined to resemble – for…

Room

Room (2015)

Room first published by Real Crime Magazine The latest film from director Lenny Abrahamson (Frank, What Richard Did, Garage) is most easily defined by what it is not. Room evokes the recently unearthed cases of men (like Josef Fritzl or Ariel Castro) who, having kidnapped and falsely imprisoned young women, went on to father children by…