Featuring an exquisite performance by Renate Reinsve, this romantic drama is a complex tragicomedy.
Lynden Barber is a film and TV commentator of three decades standing and a screen studies teacher, with credits including reviewing for the Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian and The Guardian, and artistic directorship of Sydney Film Festival. He has reviewed films for Limelight since 2007.
Articles by Lynden Barber
In November's On Screen column, Lynden Barber recommends a Tom Hanks maritime thriller, a Netflix drama on domestic abuse and a crazily scattergun Romanian film satire.
In this month's column, Lynden Barber recommends two police series and the ABC's drama on the 2019–2020 Australian bush fire emergency.
In this month's column, Lynden Barber surveys a beautiful yet brutal slave drama and a well-crafted thriller.
Lynden Barber surveys a trio of female-led stories in long-form television, both streaming and free-to-air.
Lynden Barber surveys British heritage TV and the continuing fascination with the world of Jane Austen.
This outback family adventure story turns the Crocodile Dundee fish-out-of-water story inside out.
In this month's column, Lynden Barber praises the storytelling efficiency of TV comedy and examines a film with a Maori theme.
In a personal documentary David Gulpilil looks back at his life and screen career.
Lynden Barber celebrates Latin American cinema with Chile’s Ema and Argentina’s Heroic Losers.
The performances are marvellously subtle but the film often feels soporific.
Lynden Barber turns to France in his latest column, spotlighting the fourth season of Call My Agent! and the film My Donkey, My Lover & I.
It’s certainly harder to justify regular visits to the multiplex when new feature films and serials of quality crop up on the various streaming services, writes Lynden Barber in his latest column.