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Saskia Baron

Articles By Saskia Baron

Made in England: The Films of Powell and Pressburger review - the Archers up close

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Laughing Boy, Jermyn Street Theatre review - impassioned agitprop drama

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Evil Does Not Exist review - Ryusuke Hamaguchi's nuanced follow-up to 'Drive My Car'

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Io Capitano review - gripping odyssey from Senegal to Italy

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Monster review - superbly elliptical tale of a troubled boy

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The Lonely Londoners, Jermyn Street Theatre review - evocative portrait of the migrant experience

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The End We Start From review - watery apocalyptic drama with star turn

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Scala!!! interview with documentary co-directors Jane Giles and Ali Catterall

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The Boy and the Heron review - elegiac swan song by the Japanese anime master

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Every Body review - heartfelt American documentary

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Monica review - sombre American drama

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Fallen Leaves review - deliciously dry Finnish romcom

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32 Sounds: Interview with innovative documentarian Sam Green about his audio and visual feast

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May December review - a queasy take on sexual exploitation

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Is There Anybody Out There? review - autobiographical documentary on disability

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A Forgotten Man review - Switzerland's WW2 record haunts monochrome drama

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