Movie reviews of Victor Fraga

These are all the movies and series that Victor has reviewed. Read more at: Dirty Movies.

Number of movie reviews: 564 / 564

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This is a short film that will stay with you long after it finished. Review

10

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18 december

18 dec

The lush hills dotted with sheep and a sapphire blue lake provide the backdrop to this very slow story. Review

8.0

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28 november

28 nov

Bet gone wrong: "Scorsese-inspired" Iranian movie about gambling is so protracted and repetitive that it's barely watchable,... Review

2.0

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27 november

27 nov

A quiet and reticent teen returns to her tragic and painful roots, in Colombian film bursting with authenticity and a peculiar vintage feel. Review

8.0

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26 november

26 nov

Brandauer is quietly impressive in the lead. He conveys a broad spectrum of emotions with sparse facial movements, in a film with abundant close-ups. Review

6.0

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26 november

26 nov

A Spanish "finisher" helps people to depart from this world, in poetic movie raising philosophical and ethical questions about life and death. Review

8.0

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25 november

25 nov

This very peculiar storytelling device, which renders the film strangely charming and quaint. Review

7.0

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25 november

25 nov

Old writer seeks to reconnect with his past as he senses his imminent departure, in this very fine piece of slow cinema from Kyrgyzstan. Review

8.0

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25 november

25 nov

Delightful Russian rom-com shows a Russian sensibility little known to Western audiences more used to the country's raw and bleak cinema. Review

8.0

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24 november

24 nov

Young writer refuses to leave his bed as his seeks inspiration for his new book, in this laborious Mongolian drama. Review

4.0

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23 november

23 nov

Completely bonkers Latvian movie is entirely filmed from the selfie perspective. Review

7.0

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22 november

22 nov

Impressive Portuguese courtroom drama dissects the structures of domestic abuse, supported by a dazzling performance from Iolanda Laranjeiro. Review

10

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22 november

22 nov

This is an ordinary story told with confidence, and with its heart at the right place. It is supported by vibrant photography, strong performances, rapturous tunes, punchy lyrics and even a little bit of sombre and raw animation. Review

8.0

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22 november

22 nov

A quietly funny and absurd drama... Review

8.0

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21 november

21 nov

Erna at War is one of the most absurd and bizarre war films I have seen in a long time. And not purposely so. Review

4.0

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21 november

21 nov

Teenage girl meets her idol in a very awkward and compromising situation, in emotionally eviscerating drama from the Philippines. Review

10

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21 november

21 nov

Despite its interesting premise, Fear doesn’t work as a comedy. Review

5.0

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20 november

20 nov

The subtle machinations of sexual abuse and deeply rooted patriarchal power structures are the central pillar of this quiet French drama. Review

8.0

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19 november

19 nov

The real story of the Swiss Jailbreak King is turned into a delectable blend of crime thriller and philosophical essay on the meaning of freedom. Review

10

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19 november

19 nov

While not entirely doused in sickly, old-fashioned patriotism, its ultimate goal is to celebrate a small nation’s right to self-determination, and it inevitably slips into romanticised cliches. Review

7.0

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18 november

18 nov

After all, it is impossible to stop the flow of immigration. This message seems to be the biggest takeaway from this quiet and beautifully filmed doc. Review

6.0

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17 november

17 nov

Gingerly handmade animation illustrates the memories of a young girl grappling with oppression in the final decades of the Soviet Union. Review

8.0

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17 november

17 nov

Talent pageant becomes a proxy of the American dream for black female adolescent, in this sweet little tale of bonding between mother and daughter. Review

8.0

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23 september

23 sep

This broad-brush, fly-on-the-wall approach renders the story too impersonal, and also a little monotonous. Review

7.0

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23 september

23 sep

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