The White Knights (Les chevaliers blancs)

The White Knights (Les chevaliers blancs) France/Belgium (2015) Dir. Joachim Lafosse  Is there a fine line between charity and subterfuge, where doing something that benefits two parties is a case of the ends justifying the means? If the ultimate objective is to provide mutual happiness is muddying the facts that serious a crime? Joachim Lafosse’s … Continue reading The White Knights (Les chevaliers blancs)

Modest Reception (Paziraie sadeh)

  Modest Reception (Paziraie sadeh) Iran (2012) Dir. Mani Haghighi Leyla (Taraneh Alidoosti) and Kaveh (Mani Haghighi) are a couple from Tehran driving through the remote Iranian mountains, distributing bags of money to the various people they meet, often through deceptive altruism or by having them fulfil odd requests first. Iranian cinema has come to … Continue reading Modest Reception (Paziraie sadeh)