Streaming: the best film of 2019?

Published on Oct 12, 2019

Young Russian director Kantemir Balagov wowed Cannes with the bleak, beautiful Beanpole, streaming now on Mubi. Don’t miss it…

The London film festival wraps up this weekend, after nearly two weeks of showcasing choice cuts from the world cinema menu. Many will trickle out into UK cinemas over the next year, some will languish in distribution limbo a while longer, while others will head towards the bright lights of Netflix.

The very best of them, however, you can watch at home right now. Mubi has scooped the streaming rights to Russian director Kantemir Balagov’s astonishing Beanpole, and has wasted no time in putting it on its platform, where it will be available to view for four weeks. Don’t miss the window: I’m pretty sure it’s my film of 2019.

Read full article at: The Guardian - Film News

Author: Guy Lodge