LIFF 2017: gezien

Het zit er weer op, vanmiddag mijn laatste film gezien. Kan ik mijn onderrug weer tot rust laten komen. Hieronder een overzicht van de films, met een waardering in sterren.

The Killing of a Sacred Deer **
A teenager’s attempts to bring a brilliant surgeon into his dysfunctional family take an unexpected turn.

You Were Never Really Here ****
A missing teenage girl. A brutal and tormented enforcer on a rescue mission. Corrupt power and vengeance unleash a storm of violence that may lead to his awakening.

The Mountain Between Us *
Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.

Jungle **
A mysterious guide escorts an enthusiastic adventurer and his friend into the Amazon jungle, but their journey turns into a terrifying ordeal as the darkest elements of human nature and the deadliest threats of the wild force them to fight for survival.

The Young Offenders ***
Two teenage boys cycle 160 km on stolen bikes pursued by police to find a missing bale of cocaine worth 7 million euro. Set around the real event of Ireland’s biggest cocaine seizure in 2007 of 440 million euro.

Battle Of The Sexes **
The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs.

The Little Hours *
A young servant fleeing from his master takes refuge at a convent full of emotionally unstable nuns in the middle ages.

What Happened To Monday ***
In a world where families are limited to one child due to overpopulation, a set of identical septuplets must avoid being put to a long sleep by the government and dangerous infighting while investigating the disappearance of one of their own.

Brawl In Cell Block 99 **
After working as a drug courier and getting into a brutal shootout with police, a former boxer finds himself at the mercy of his enemies as they force him to instigate violent acts that turn the prison he resides in into a battleground.