Reyzando Nawara

Reyzando Nawara

he/him. asian. 25. words on Paste Magazine, Letterboxd News, Digital Spy, The Film Stage, etc.

Favorite films

  • Still Walking
  • Eden
  • The Savages
  • Caro diario

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  • France

    ★★★½

  • A Family

    ★★★★

  • The Survivor

    ★★★

  • The Worst Person in the World

    ★★★★

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  • France

    France

    ★★★½

    TIFF 2021 #26

    a caustic character study and an intriguing journalism satire. a bit overlong, and there are jokes that just feel unnecessary. but it's always fun and engaging throughout. léa seydoux is perfect for the role.

  • The Survivor

    The Survivor

    ★★★

    TIFF 2021 #25

    when it reaches emotional heights, it's a knockout. but the timeline-hopping makes the movie feels a bit uncomplete. an exploration of guilt, but not exactly something you haven't seen before. ben foster is really good though! committed and packed lots of pains in his performance. also, seeing vicky krieps doing literally anything is always a pleasant welcome.

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  • Ave Maryam

    Ave Maryam

    ★★★½

    Maryam lahir dari keluarga Muslim, namun ia mengabdikan dirinya sebagai seorang biarawati yang sehari-harinya mengurus para biarawati tua di Girisonta, Ambarawa. Komitmen yang diembannya menjadi tergoncang setelah hadirnya Pastor baru bernama Yosef di kehidupannya.

    Sebagai seorang Katolik, kasus seperti ini tentu tak terdengar asing lagi. Namun, belum banyak atau bahkan belum ada film yang mengusung permasalahan ini sebagai materi utamanya. Tabu, memang iya, namun fokus utama yang hendak dituturkan oleh Robby Ertanto bukanlah ketabuan tersebut, melainkan pembelajaran karakter Maryam, seseorang…

  • Yuni

    Yuni

    ★★★★½

    TIFF 2021 #20

    another win for indonesian cinema & kamila andini, who further proves herself as a filmmaker with vital voice and sharp eyes. a candid portrait of what it's like to be a young girl in indonesia. truthful in its depiction of the country's gender constraints & traditional social belief. some parts are hard to sit through, but it's an important watch.

    shares a few beats with NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES ALWAYS, but this one is not specific to abortion. rather, more…