Lockdown watch: Joshua Oppenheimer on three essential recent masterpieces

Published on Apr 10, 2020

Lockdown watch: Joshua Oppenheimer on three essential recent masterpieces

The director of The Act of Killing suggests widening your self-isolation horizons with contemporary films from desolate Russia, war-torn Syria and rural Italy

The best arts and entertainment during self-isolation

Three recent films strike me as urgent now:

At a time when we keep our distance to take care of each other, Andrey Zvyagintsev’s Loveless is an unflinching vision of the emotional desert we create when we allow distraction, greed and unhealed wounds to separate us. Photographed with heart-stopping precision by Mikhail Krichman, Loveless is the profoundest reminder of why we must commit to loving one another, unconditionally and with all our hearts.

Read full article at: The Guardian - Film News

Author: Joshua Oppenheimer