1. "The border". Swedish. Director: Ali Abbasi
the Year's best film unites oppvaskvannsfarget scandinavian everyday life with something adventurous and ground-breaking. From the first moment you realize that you are going into a world where you have not been before. Customs official Tina (Eva Melander) looks different than the others, and she can something they can't: Sniff out who of them that goes past who has something to hide. And then, one day, she stands facing a man who seems to have the same traits and abilities for her own. It is the beginning of a rakettreise of a film that never ceases to open new doors. "Border" is based on a short story by the Swedish author John Ajvide Lindqvist, and into a wolf with astonishing self-confidence of Ali Abbasi, who also pulls the switch on its own minority to create a a dark fable that also sneaks into the inflamed debates about the general condition in the community.
2. The "Cold War". Polish. Director: Pawel Pawlikowskithe COLD WAR: the Distance between the østblokk and vestblokk was insurmountable for many artists. Show more
Love in the "Cold War" is so tremendous and so strong that it almost is annoying. There are moments when the dependence between the singer Zula (Joanna) and pianist Vernon (Tomasz Kot) get them to go to so reckless step that you may want to look away. But what is the cause of all the frustrations and all the accidents are that that the couple find each other in communist Poland, and after that Tomasz jumps off, while Zula not dare, is the date set for the large-scale tragedy. Director Pawel Pawlikowski, which has been the subject of anti-semitic mistenkeliggjøring in Poland, depicting the sharp what it does with people having to deal with a rigid and totalitarian system. At the same time making a large, cinematic images that are almost unbearably beautiful, and bathe them in pristine choral singing and sad jazz.
3. "Phantom Thread". British/american. Director: Paul Thomas AndersonFINE: "Phantom Thread" is a a exquisite dark drama that does not steer away from the easy ailing on the road through a fashion in London. Video: Focus Features Show more Show more
It is no wonder the "Phantom Thread" looks gorgeous out, all the time it's about a skjønnhetsdyrkende man, a celebrated moteskaper in the miracle London, played by Daniel Day-Lewis. But he meets a hungry young woman, played by Vicky Krieps, it takes a turn towards something that is dark, slightly distorted, and enormously engrossing. Krieps play a girl who will be a muse, a source of inspiration, but using the role to practice the power. And she is ready to fight to retain its position as the great man's nearest, in the fight against her boyfriend's sister. Eventually, the tense and morsbundne "genius" as the weakest in the triangle, and the "Phantom Thread" finds new depths, where the ambitions, complexities, and half stated the need go along to a cinematic vat full. All of this is happening while the film's beautiful pianotema scatters silvery tones over what happens, and it shines in velvet and satin.
4. "The Florida Project". American. Director: Sean BakerBEAUTIFUL: "The Florida Project" is a sore and vibrant film about the dreams and poverty. Show more Show more
Fun and a little tragic about poor children's lives in the outskirts of every american child's fairytale, Disney World in Florida. The children are left to fend for themselves and create their own magic in the brutal billigversjonen of the american dream. Willem Dafoe convinces that our motel receptionist and resignerte menneskekjenner.
5. "Lady Bird". American. Director: Greta Gerwig"LADYBIRD": Greta Gerwig debuts as a director with dramakomedien "Lady Bird" with Saoirse Ronan in the lead role. The film has Norwegian premiere 13. april 2018. Video: Zero Media Show more
Wonderful movie about the "terrible teenage years", mediated through a mother-daughter relationship that is at times bitterly, and kjeklete, occasionally funny, and loving. Greta Gerwig is a master in the to depict how people manage to mess it up. Full of situasjonskomikk, striking lines and a deep understanding of how difficult it is to grow up.
6. "Roma". Mexican. Director: Alfonso CuaronPUR HVERDAGSMAGI: This mexican movie is pure pleasure for two hours. See it! Video: Netflix Show more
Personal memoarfilm about his childhood to the director in the district of Rome in Mexico City in the early 1970s, the number, expressed as a beautiful tribute to the maid Cleo. About macho car culture, kvinnemot, breaking-up, class and ethnic divides against a backdrop of social unrest. But first and foremost, a warm depiction of childhood in a home and a changing world.
7. "The Death of Stalin". British. Director: Armando IannucciTRAILER: The French-british film "The Death of Stalin," describes the power struggle in Soviet union after Joseph Stalin's death in 1953. Hefty rivalry among previously loyal members of the politburo after the dictator is dropped from. Video: new music scene, Media Show more
Humour is magical and morbid, based on that terrified people do a lot of comic. In Moscow tripper the Soviet union's leading men around Stalin and trying to avoid ending up on the dictator's death lists. After the death of Stalin begins a vain and dangerous power struggle. The use of English adds a absurdistisk veil over it all, and Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale and Jeffrey Tambor is superb.
8. "Capernaum". Lebanese. Director: Nadine LabakiLEBANESE prize WINNER: Why your Child struggling to survive is at the heart of Nadine Labakis "Capernaum".View merVis merVis merVis more Show more
A fist of a film about unregistered children among refugees and menneskesmuglere in Beiruts slums, filmed in the child's eye level, told from their point of view. Preceded by a tolvåring that the plaintiff his parents for bringing him into the world, before the film's retrospective explains why. The deep humanism in the portrayal of the inhuman life.
9. "Isle of Dogs". American. Director: Wes AndersonWONDERFUL LAIDBACK: Wes Anderson's "Isle of Dogs" is a devious and gjennomdesignet animated film with some haggard dogs in the starring role. Video: FOX Searchlight Pictures View more
In a stoner shoot-em-Japan being the dogs pursued, and eventually sent in exile to a barren island where they fight over food and are longing for their owners. Anderson's love for everything japanese appears in the symmetrical and delicate animated images, and the lakoniske the humour hit, but it is a tribute to the bond between dog and human as betar most.
10 "Sorry two Bother You." American. Directed by: Boots RileyBLACK HUMOR: Fresh and absurd look at the extreme commercialism of american society. Show more
Different and quite surreal to strive for the american dream, in this case, as a black telemarketer in the poor urban district in California. The key is to bring up the "white voice". The rapper Boots the Rileys film debut is a harsh criticism of capitalism, racism, and commercialism - but with a generous abundance of satirical madness.