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Saskia Baron

Articles By Saskia Baron

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

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On the Adamant review - moving French documentary focusing on mental health

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The Killer review - David Fincher's latest cult movie?

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Michael Powell interview - 'I had no idea that critics were so innocent'

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London Film Festival 2023 - a mixed bag of dramas and documentaries

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The Great Escaper review - Glenda Jackson takes her final bow

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The Puppet Asylum & Otto Baxter: Not a F***ing Horror Show review - director extraordinaire exorcises his demons

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Scrapper review - home alone, but then Dad turns up

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Blu-ray: Thieves Like Us

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You Hurt My Feelings review - Manhattanite comedy with a characterful cast

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Differently Various, The Curve, Barbican review - a step in a shared direction

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Rosie Jones: Am I a R*tard? Channel 4 review - disappointing documentary

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Shabu review - documentary-drama about youngsters in Rotterdam

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Pretty Red Dress review - not so sparkly British black film

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Full Time review - Laure Calamy as a driven single mother

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Plan 75 review - dystopian vision of euthanasia in Japan

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