White God (2014)
First screened in April 2015
Director: Kornél Mundruczó. Cast: Zsófia Psotta, Sándor Zsótér, Lili Horváth, Lili Monori, Szabolcs Thuróczy, László Gálffi, Károly Ascher, Gergely Bánki, Tamás Polgár, Kornél Mundruczó. Screenplay: Kornél Mundruczó, Viktória Petrányi, and Kata Wéber.

Twitter Capsule: Preposterous, despite its welcome currents of conviction. More compelling in its eccentricity than attempted grandeur.

VOR:   Compelling to animal-loving crowds and to fans of wild producer's gambits. But story and execution both fall short of making the more trenchant statements they keep auguring.

Photo © 2014 Proton Cinema/Pola Pandora Filmproduktions/Fimpartners/
The Chimney Pot/Film i Väst/ZDF/Arte, © 2015 Magnolia Pictures

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

Cannes Film Festival: Un Certain Regard Award

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