Author: Lilla Puskás

Lilla Puskás

Lilla Puskás is a freelance film journalist, she covers European film festivals since 2013. She holds a master degree in Film Studies from Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary. She got selected in Nisimazine and FIPRESCI film journalism workshops several times. She was also a selected participant at Talents Sarajevo’s Film Critic Section.

Articles Written by Lilla Puskás:

Make-up As The Passport To Femininity

Lilla Puskás was selected to attend the 2018 Berlin International Film Festival’s Talent Press Workshop. Being “Body Politics” was the focus of the festival’s Panorama section, Lilla chose as her main assignment to compare transgender representation through the protagonists of three movies featured in this section. Here, Lilla shares her reflections of how these films… Read more »

Cannes 2017 Review: Loveless

Loveless, Andrey Zvyagintsev, 2017, Russia, 127 min. Though the award-winning Andrey Zvyagintsev is best known for his politically engaged, distressing Leviatan (that arrived to the Russian cinemas only in a censored version), his oeuvre  consists largely of family dramas about abandoned children (The Return), an unplanned pregnancy (The Banishment), and inconvenient relationships (Elena). With Loveless, his… Read more »

Cannes 2017 Review: The Killing of a Sacred Deer

The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Yorgos Lanthimos, 2017, Ireland/UK, 109 min. Yorgos Lanthimos is known to shock the audience with his deadpan style, robotic dialogues, and extreme existential situations, and the same holds true for his latest film, The Killing of a Sacred Deer. As is typical of many of Lanthimos’s movies, the title is… Read more »