Pearl

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A fresh eye to genre conventions [...] Julia Föry cuts a formidable figure as Lea Pearl and Peter Mullan’s performance is typically uncompromising.

Allan Hunter, Screen Daily

An intensely tactile look into a little-known world […] Visually striking, like watching a Nicolas Winding Refn film but without the violence.

Leslie Felperin, The Hollywood Reporter

Deeply affecting. The film challenges and interrogates traditional notions of femininity and beauty. PEARL subverts the male gaze in striking fashion. Elsa Amiel makes a striking first impression with her feature debut. Lean, muscular filmmaking that manages to be sensual and gruff in the span of a single scene.

Michael Nordine, Indiewire

The visually appealing and cinematic character of this paradoxical world makes Pearl a solid, important and original first film.

Vittoria Scarpa, Cineuropa

The visually appealing and cinematic character of this paradoxical world makes Pearl a solid, important and original first film.

Vittoria Scarpa, Cineuropa

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Review: Pearl

Vittoria Scarpa, Cineuropa