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Roma (2018) written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón

Cuarón's deeply personal project was inspired by his own upbringing in early-1970s Mexico. It is a masterpiece, weaving a stunning human tapestry via picture-perfect monochrome wide angle shots and lengthy takes. Starring Yalitza Aparicio and Marina de Tavira.

Roma (2018) dir: Alfonso Cuarón

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EIFF 2018: The Parting Glass (2018) directed by Stephen Moyer

True Blood star Stephen Moyer’s big screen directorial debut is an impressively naturalistic ensemble piece about the grieving process. The film's subtle puzzle-style approach to narrative might not be for everyone but the characters here come across like real human beings.

The Parting Glass (2018)

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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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Kôji Fukada's film is a complex, multilayered tragedy about the consequences of difficult decisions.

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