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EIFF 2019: Ever After (2018) dir: Carolina HellsgÄrd

Despite having its share of gruesome moments, this German take on the zombie apocalypse subgenre comes closer in tone to Andrei Tarkovsky than to George Romero. It's a beautiful, haunting and poetic examination of guilt and the inherent value of human life.

Gro Swantje Kohlhof in Ever After

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A Quiet Place (2018) directed by and starring John Krasinski

This original and nerve-shredding piece of horror cinema is another impressive example of the genre's current renaissance. In lieu of spoken dialogue, some great use is made of visual storytelling and ambient sound design. It also stars Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds and Noah Jupe.

Emily Blunt in A Quiet Place

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The Third Wife (2018)


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