SFIFF – Hands Up (Les main en l’air)

The idea of telling very complex and adult stories through the eyes of children has a lot of promise.  Especially if the filmmakers take children seriously and don’t write them off as incapable emotionally and intellectually.  This is what Romain Goupil tried to do with his latest film Hands Up, for which he also wrote the original screenplay.  The film falls short of the device’s potentional. While suffering from way too much finger... Read More