The films of Béla Tarr
Thanks to his opus magnus, Sátántangó, Tarr has long been admired internationally by cineastes. His latest film and a recent retrospective in London have broadened his appeal. Peter Hames examines his career so far.
Rich rewards in simpler forms
Russian films at the 36th Karlovy Vary film festival
A wide range of Russian films were presented at Karlovy Vary this year, encompassing everything from intense auteur films to lighter genre pieces. Andrew James Horton surveys what was on show.