Tag: bertrandmandico

SHE IS CONANN Review: Formidable, Genre-Fluid Amazon, Unconventional Romance

French auteur Bertrand Mandico has earned a reputation as one of contemporary cinema's most intriguing and inventive talents. With an extensive portfolio of experimental short films under his belt, Mandico first gained widespread recognition through his feature-length debut, Wild Boys....

Locarno 2023 Review: CONANN Goes to Hell and Back Through Taboos, Myths, Genres, Ages

French provocateur Bertrand Mandico goes on a oneiric journey with Elina Löwensohn as the unorthodox guide in another gender- and genre-bending fauvistic fantasy.

Review: AFTER BLUE, A Dream, Or a Nightmare, At the Edge of Waking

Elina Löwensohn, Paula Luna, and Vimala Pons star in a fantasy/sci-fi concoction from France, directed by Bertrand Mandico.

Montreal Nouveau 2021 Review: AFTER BLUE, Succumb to the Desiring Nightmare

Paradis Sale, the original french title of Bertrand Mandico's sophomore feature, translates as 'Dirty Paradise'. And this place isn't exactly a paradise, nor is it dirty. But it is most definitely strange and surreal, filled with intoxication and eroticism, and...

Rotterdam 2018 Interview: WILD BOYS, Bertrand Mandico on Shooting Gender-Bending Surreal Film

"I create hybrids, sexual and cinematic" French filmmaker talks to ScreenAnarchy about his daring feature debut Wild Boys

L'Etrange Festival 2017 full line-up is here, delivers its share of unexpected

A few days after teasing the very first titles, the full line-up for this year's Etrange Festival, which will take place in Paris from from the 6th to the 17th of september is here, and the least that can be...

L'Etrange Festival 2017 teases first titles, full line-up to come

For more than two decades now, L'Etrange Festival in Paris became one of the most anticipated movie fest in Europe, side by side with other festivals such as SITGES, BIFFF, etc. This year's Etrange Festival will take place from 6th...

Utterly Bizarre, Totally Compelling Trailer For Bertrand Mandico's BORO IN THE BOX

Some delayed Cannes coverage here with a trailer for Bertrand Mandico's forty minute short film Boro In The Box. A bizarre, surreal picture that clearly owes a certain debt to the likes of Jodorowsky and Bunuel this is utterly strange...