Keyboard Fantasies

Comparisons are bound to be made with other seminal music documentaries like The Devil and Daniel Johnston and Searching for Sugarman, which not only told a story, but also in both cases impacted the lives of their subjects, bringing their music to larger international audiences. This little jewel of a film tells the story of Glenn Copeland’s musical odyssey and, as is the case with all the best documentaries, the truth is stranger than fiction. There’s something of the holy man in his quiet dignity, his complete lack of bitterness…

Mothering Sunday

Husson doesn’t exactly objectify her young stars by filming them unclothed so often, but a watery vision with little to say about the passion or tragedy of being a writer, of escaping the shackles of the world you were born into, or of carving out a new path for yourself, makes such bold choices eventually feel a bit queasy. Published 8 Nov 2021 Share this Share this Share this Eva Husson’s English-language debut is a watered down adaptation of Graham Swift’s eponymous novel.Somewhere at the heart of Eva Husson’s period…