Forgiveness

Forgiveness (2021)

Forgiveness has its world première at FrightFest In the ‘prologue’ (formally labelled as such) to Forgiveness, written and directed by Alex Kahuam (So You Want To Be A Gangster?, 2018), three visibly upset women – Camila (Alejandra Toussaint), Magnea (Jessica Ortiz) and Aisha (Alejandra Zaid) – shoot a hog-tied and gagged man (Andres De La…

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Five Dedicated to Ozu (2003)

Five Dedicated to Ozu first published (in 2003) by Movie Gazette – and my first dip into the oeuvre of the late Abbas Kiarostami… When MTV arrived in the 1980s, it heralded a whole new way of presenting images. The station’s in-house style – a hyperactive succession of chopped up visual stimuli designed to bludgeon into submission even…