Best of MIFF

Standard
LOVELESS-2

Loveless – image via miff.com.au

 

So here are my best of lists for MIFF 2017. I’ve grouped them so you can get a better idea of the kind of movies they are.

THE-KILLING-OF-A-SACRED-DEER-3

The Killing of a Sacred Deer – image via miff.com.au

My top three dramas

The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017) – UK, Dir. Yorgos Lanthimos
Glory (2016) – Bulgaria, Dir. Kristina Grozeva, Peter Valchanov
Only the Brave (1994) – Australia, Dir. Ana Kokkinos


IN-THE-FADE-2

In the Fade – image via miff.com.au

Best stories about women

My Happy Family (2017) – Georgia, Dir. Nana Ekvtimishvili, Simon Gross
April’s Daughter (2017) – Mexico, Dir. Michel Franco
Insyriated (2017) – Belgium, Dir. Philippe van Leeuw
In the Fade (2017) – Germany, Dir. Fatih Akin
Let the Sunshine In (2017) – France, Dir. Claire Denis
Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts (2017) – Indonesia, Dir. Mouly Surya


THE-SONGKEEPERS-2

The Song Keepers – image via miff.com.au

Best documentaries

The Song Keepers (2017) – Australia, Dir. Naina Sen
Faces Places (Visages, Villages) (2017) – France, Dir. Agn├Ęs Varda, JR


THAT'S-NOT-ME-1

That’s Not Me – image via miff.com.au

Most delightful comedies

That’s Not Me (2017) – Australia, Dir. Gregory Erdstein
Ali’s Wedding (2017) – Australia, Dir. Jeffrey Walker
The Party (2017) – UK, Dir. Sally Potter
Starstruck (1982) – Australia, Dir. Gillian Armstrong


24-FRAMES-1

24 Frames – image via miff.com.au

Most beautiful

24 Frames (2017) – Iran, Dir. Abbas Kiarostami
Loveless (2017) – Russia, Dir. Andrey Zvyagintsev

One thought on “Best of MIFF

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s