Lovesong (Son Yong Kim, USA 2016)

Lovesong

A finely chiseled description of a friendship between two women. Excellent direction and performances

Cast: Riley Keough, Jena Malone, Brooklyn Decker, Ryan Eggold, Rosanna Arquette
Director: So Yong Kim
Writer: Bradley Rust Gray, So Yong Kim
Cinematographer: Kat Westergaard, Guy Godfree
Editor: So Yong Kim, Bradley Rust Gray
Composer: Jóhann Jóhannsson

The Salesman (Asghar Farhadi, Iran 2016)

The Salesman
Victim of an intruder, a woman not only suffers a psychological trauma, but has also to deal with her husband who seeks vengeance because his honor and status have been shattered.

Cast: Shahab Hosseini, Taraneh Alidoosti, Babak Karimi, Farid Sajjadi Hosseini
Director: Asghar Farhadi
Writer: Asghar Farhadi
Cinematographer: Hossein Jafarian
Composer: Sattar Oraki
Editor: Hayedeh Safiyari

The Last Mistress – La Dernière Maîtresse (Catherine Breillat, France 2007)

Une Vieille Maitresse

Between love and sexual passion, sexual passion wins in the long run

Cast: Asia Argento, Fu’ad Ait Aattou, Roxane Mesquida, Claude Sarraute, Yolande Moreau, Michael Lonsdale, Anne Parillaud
Written and directed: Catherine Breillat
Based on the novel by Barbey D’Aurevilly