Berlin Film Festival 2020: Last and First Men review
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Based on Olaf Stapledon’s 1930 science fiction novel of the same name, Jóhann Jóhannsson’s posthumous directorial debut is anything but a traditional film adaptation. Instead, the trinity of ethereal score, overpowering images of surreal war memorials and Tilda Swinton’s ominous narration of the book’s final chapters forms an abstract piece of future history. The shape