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Woman at War and Birds of Passage—the best films in May 2019

Plus: Support the Girls

By Wendy Ide   May 2019
A scene from Birds of Passage

A scene from Birds of Passage


Woman at War

Released on 3rd May

A middle-aged choir-leader has a secret identity: at night, Halla pulls on her Nordic knitwear, slings a crossbow over her shoulder and wages war on the heavy industry polluting the Icelandic countryside. But the delicate balance of her life is tipped when her ambition of being an adoptive parent comes closer to being realised. The earth mother versus real mother conundrum is deftly juggled; likewise, the eco message never stifles…

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