Eastern

Eastern Boys (2012)

Eastern Boys first published by Sight & Sound, January 2015 Review: There is a scene near the end of Eastern Boys in which Chelsea (Edéa Darcque), concierge at the out-of-town Halt Hotel catering mostly to illegal immigrants, asks long-term guest Boss (Danil Vorobyev) about his relationship with the 14-year-old boy (Beka Markozashvili) who is the youngest…

Returned

The Returned (They Came Back) (2004)

The Returned first published by Film4. Synopsis: Robin Campillo’s 2004 feature imagines the dead returning to a community for reasons unknown and with purpose unclear. Review: “Rachel, you have to accept what you feel,” says Dr Gardet (Frédéric Pierrot, himself later returning in a different role for the homonymous 2012 television series adaptation) to the woman…