Ed Frankl

[Venice Review] 11 Minutes

An emperor’s new clothes of technical virtuosity, veteran Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski’s latest is a frenetic, kinetic, but largely insipid speed through t...

[Venice Review] Rabin, the Last Day

Amos Gitai is almost a running joke here at Venice. He’s had a film in competition on the Lido for the last three years (Tsili, Ana Arabia and Lullaby to My Fat...

[Venice Review] The Endless River

A family’s brutal murder is the catalyst for this hackneyed treatise on victims and perpetrators in this slow-burning, rudderless South African entry in competi...

[Venice Review] The Daughter

Each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way -- and some are off-the-scale unhappy. At the end of Australian theatre director Simon Stone’s absorbing, menacing...