Running Naked (12) | Close-Up Film Review

A film about cancer sufferers doesn’t sound very jolly, but, in fact, this film has a lot of light moments. It is a comedy – of sorts – about two lads, Mark (Matthew McNulty) and Ben (Andrew Gower), who bond together as teenagers while they are undergoing treatment for leukemia in hospital.

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Malcolm and Marie (15) | Close-Up Film Review

In writer/director Sam Levinson’s two hander, film director Malcolm (John David Washington) and his partner Marie (Zendaya) return from the premiere of Malcom’s latest film to the luxuriously appointed beach house lent to them by the film company and, rather like George and Martha do in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf spend the rest of the night tearing the guts out of their relationship.

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Il Mio Corpo (15) | Close-Up Film Review

In different parts of the island of Sicily, two young men, both social outcasts lead their separate lives. The two remain separate and their lives are seen individually until the very end. They are both from low socio-economic backgrounds and both are somewhat isolated, with no close relationships.

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