With the exception of Lars Von Trier, Argentina-born French director Gasper Noé has perhaps been the most controversial filmmaker of the last 15 years or so, delivering polarising, provocative productions such as Irreversible and Love.  Therefore, it goes without saying that his latest release was always going to generate plenty of anticipation and scrutiny. However, […]

The Dancer

The casting of French actress-musician Soko in the lead role is perhaps the biggest strength of this biopic that explores the life and work of Belle Epoque dancer Loie Fuller. In a film that has seemingly taken many liberties with the facts, Soko manages to make the central character a sympathetic figure despite a refusal […]