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The best films in April 2019—The Sisters Brothers and Donbass

Plus the western The Sisters Brothers

By Wendy Ide   April 2019
A scene from Sergei Loznitsa's Donbass

A scene from Sergei Loznitsa's Donbass

The Sisters Brothers Released on 5th April French director Jacques Audiard’s English language debut takes as its source a novel by Patrick deWitt. The Sisters Brothers dresses itself in the sweat and the grit of the traditional western but does something more interesting in its examination of masculinity and of familial duty. John C Reilly and Joaquin Phoenix are notorious outlaws, Eli and Charlie Sisters. The roles feel comfortably lived, like the weathered boots the men don’t even take…

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