May/June 2016

Terence Davies interviewed about Sunset Song, Chantal Akerman, Alan Clarke, Ben Wheatley's High-Rise and auteur dystopias, Roberto Minervini's The Other Side, Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet, Hong Sangsoo's Right Now, Wrong Then, Richard Quine’s Strangers When We Meet, Juliet Berto in Duelle, Athina Rachel Tsangari's Chevalier, Whit Stillman's Love & Friendship

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SUNSET SONG
By Jonathan Romney
Terence Davies’s gorgeous adaptation of a Scottish classic portrays a young woman’s often painful coming into her own

CHANTAL AKERMAN
By Amy Taubin
From first frame to last, the primal maternal bond was like a constant heartbeat in the work of the master filmmaker

EVOLUTION
By Laura Kern
Lucile Hadzihalilovic creates a spellbinding body-horror fable for the ages
Plus: an interview with the director by Nicolas Rapold

ALAN CLARKE
By David Fear
A new collection reveals the full radical scope of the influential British director’s vision

THE OTHER SIDE
By Nick Pinkerton
Roberto Minervini’s intimate nonfiction chronicle yields a study in character and country

AUTEUR DYSTOPIAS
By Howard Hampton
With High-Rise, Ben Wheatley becomes the latest director to revel in masterminding a disastrous future

JEAN-MARIE STRAUB AND DANIÈLE HUILLET
By Gilberto Perez
A definitive look at an uncompromising oeuvre

DEPARTMENTS

Editor’s letter

OPENING SHOTS
News, Hot Property: Zhang Hanyi’s Life After Life by Nicolas Rapold, Directions: Hong Sangsoo on Right Now, Wrong Then by Nick Pinkerton, Matías Piñeiro’s In the Moment: Juliet Berto in Duelle, Restoration Row

MAKE IT REAL
Writing documentary by Eric Hynes

ENCORE
Richard Quine’s Strangers When We Meet by Glenn Kenny

SOUND & VISION
Ironic soundtracks by Sean Doyle and Laura Poitras by Violet Lucca

CRITICS’ CHOICE
Eight critics rate 25 new releases

SCREENINGS
Chevalier by Violet Lucca, Love & Friendship by Emma Myers, A Bigger Splash by Michael Sragow, Right Now, Wrong Then by Max Nelson, Weiner by Eric Hynes

SHORT TAKES
From Afar by Manuel Betancourt, Kaili Blues by Andrew Chan, Last Days in the Desert by Nick Pinkerton, Les Cowboys by Alejandro Veciana, Tale of Tales by Michael Koresky, Tikkun by Steven Mears

HOME MOVIES
Wim Wenders: The Road Trilogy by José Teodoro, Cowboy by Nick Pinkerton, The Naked Island by Marc Walkow, Losing Ground by Nick Davis, River of Grass by Margaret Barton-Fumo, You’ll Like My Mother by Laura Kern, Pee-wee’s Big Holiday by Violet Lucca, L’Inhumaine by Patrick Friel, Rich Kids by Eric Hynes, Deadpool by Jeff Reichert

READINGS
Éric Rohmer: A Biography by Antoine de Baecque and Noël Herpe, reviewed by Dan Sullivan; The Malkovich Sessions by Sandro Miller, reviewed by Nathan Lee; A Girl’s Got to Breathe: The Life of Teresa Wright by Donald Spoto, reviewed by Farran Smith Nehme; Artificial Darkness: An Obscure History of Modern Art and Media by Noam M. Elcott, reviewed by James Hughes

GRAPHIC DETAIL
Renato Casaro by Adrian Curry