Angelo Acerbi's Picks

SIFF Programmer Angelo Acerbi picks some of his highlights from the 2019 Festival.

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A Dog Called Money

A Dog Called Money

Seamus Murphy meets PJ Harvey for a documentary that is an indisputable and essential view on the world. Through great music, obviously.

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Ghost Town Anthology

Ghost Town Anthology

Enter a world of white snow and black souls, where supernatural is a good thing, never scaring but somehow positive. A gently surreal ghost story.

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The Man Who Bought the Moon

The Man Who Bought the Moon

A film for the romantics: a man buys the moon for his wife. Is it possible? Love is fantastic and funny and heartwarming. A great first feature.

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Non-Fiction

Non-Fiction

The ironic take of the French helmer Assayas on a group of self-assured intellectuals whose wise lives are not what the preach. A sheer pleasure, honestly.

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Piranhas

Piranhas

Innocence is easy to lose when you are a child in the Naples suburbs where mafia is the law. An outstanding film, impressive cast—kids are all non professional actors—and a Silver Bear Award for Best Screenplay at Berlinale 2019.

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