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In Northern Ireland, Catholic activists demand the withdrawal of the Benedetta film

While Paul Verhoeven’s work is broadcast this Good Friday on the MUBI video-on-demand platform, activists are circulating a petition to remove what they deem “pornographic” and “blasphemous”. Benedetta is once again subject to censorship. Directed in 2021 by Paul Verhoeven with Virginie Efira and Daphné Patakia, the feature film will be released this Friday in […]

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Kenneth Branagh: “I didn’t want a political film”

MAINTENANCE – The director of Belfastan intimate semi-autobiographical account, talks about his childhood in Northern Ireland and the community unrest that “signalled the end of recklessness”. An exegete of Shakespeare, from which he adapted several plays, actor and director Kenneth Branagh spent a decade at the helm of major productions (Thor from marvel, Artemis FowlThe […]

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Kenneth Branagh: “The Titanic was built in Belfast! It was from there that things started to go wrong.”

SEEN FROM ELSEWHERE – Belfast, an Oscar favourite, tells the story of a nine-year-old boy who experiences the beginnings of the Civil War in Northern Ireland. Conversation with its director around the family, the Berlin Wall and a very particular football match. By Hanns-Georg Rodek (Die Welt) Kenneth Branagh, great Shakespearean actor, is currently visible […]