Review by Tommaso Tocci Friday 23 December 2022  In the late 19th century, Iceland was under Danish control. The priest Lucas is assigned the task of going to the island, documenting the life of the local inhabitants with photos and building a church. But between hostile seas and long pilgrimages, the conditions on Icelandic … Read more

Cinema releases of December 21: Godland, The Eight Mountains…

What are the cinema releases for the week of December 21, 2022? The Eight Mountains, Godland, The Green Perfume… Every week, Ecran Large makes its market in cinemas, and selects some interesting releases and must-see films (for good or bad reasons). With one of our biggest favorites of the year, a friendship nestled in the … Read more

[Cannes 2022] “Godland” by Hlynur Palmason: the coronation of a great filmmaker of the material

With his third feature film, presented in the Un Certain Regard section, the Icelandic director brings a burst of audacity to this 75th Cannes Film Festival. After being discovered at Cannes and warmly applauded for his two previous films (Winter Brothers and A day so white) who worked on a sense of strange but joyful … Read more