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BFI Distribution acquires Jóhann Jóhannsson’s final film for UK (exclusive)

Narrated by Tilda Swinton, ‘Last And First Men’ debuted at the Berlinale earlier this year.BFI Distribution has secured UK and Ireland rights to Last And First Men, directed by late Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson, in a deal with Films Boutique.The fiction-documentary hybrid, narrated by Tilda Swinton, was completed posthumously following the death of the Arrival […]

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Edinburgh International Film Festival Unveils Online Line Up

The Edinburgh International Film Festival (Eiff) has unveiled its line up of features for this year’s edition, which is taking place online due to the coronavirus crisis.The festival, which was due to take place in Scotland this month, has partnered with Curzon Home Cinema to present an online festival instead.The line up includes the U.K. […]

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‘Last And First Men’: Jóhann Jóhannsson’s Directorial Debut Is An Awe-Inspiring Experience [Berlin Review]

There are few shots in the pantheon of cinema as iconic as that of the Monolith in “2001: A Space Odyssey.” It’s a haunting image that, combined with its shrill score—a whirlwind of strings and wails, tearing away at your very soul—breaks you into vulnerability. In the Monolith lies the universe: To look at it […]

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