The Carer

The latest Cinefile release to Vimeo is available now. There’s a lot to admire and enjoy in this slightly odd, (very) low-budget Hungarian-UK co-production, even if there’s nothing particularly original about it. Brian Cox plays Sir Michael Gifford, a grumpy old Shakespearian actor suffering the onset of Parkinson’s, who has seen off a number ofContinue reading “The Carer”

Exhibition on Screen: Manet – Portraying Life

As part of a programme to provide an art fix for experts and dilletantes alike during lockdown, the Royal Academy of Arts (RA) in London has released another film from their Exhibition on Screen series. This time, it is a behind the scenes look at the curating of their joint 2013 exhibition with the ToledoContinue reading “Exhibition on Screen: Manet – Portraying Life”

The Grump (Mielensäpahoittaja)

Another in the series of films released on Vimeo by Cinefile, the 2014 Finnish film, The Grump, from director Dome Karukoski is available to rent now. Based on the character from the book of the same name created by writer Tuomas Kyrö, who co-scripts the film with Karukoski, The Grump tells of this antediluvian oldContinue reading “The Grump (Mielensäpahoittaja)”


With no cinemas for us to visit just now, Cinefile have released selected films on their Cinefile Vimeo on Demand Platform. Justine Triet’s Victoria (aka In Bed With Victoria) defies easy categorisation – too much drama to be a rom-com – “You’re the Queen of Drama Queens” Sam (Vincent Lacoste) tells Victoria (Virginie Efira) atContinue reading “Victoria”