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MATTHIAS SCHOENAERTS

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A HIDDEN LIFE (2020)
Starring August Diehl, Valerie Pachner, Michael Nyqvist, Matthias Schoenaerts, Jürgen Prochnow, Bruno Ganz, Alexander Fehling, Ulrich Matthes, Karl Markovics and Franz Rogowski. Directed by Terrence Malick.

REVIEWS A Hidden Life - Terrence Malick's stunning ode to the power of kindness

KURSK (2019)
Starring Matthias Schoenaerts, Colin Firth, Léa Seydoux, Peter Simonischek, Max Von Sydow, August Diehl, Michael Nyqvist, Matthias Schweighöfer, Joel Basman and Bjarne Henriksen. Directed by Thomas Vinterberg.

REVIEWS Kursk - When tragedy and bureaucracy collide

RED SPARROW (2018)
Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Jeremy Irons, Joely Richardson, Matthias Schoenaerts, Charlotte Rampling, Mary-Louise Parker, Ciarán Hinds, Thekla Reuten and Douglas Hodge. Directed by Francis Lawrence.

Dominika Egorova is drafted against her will to become a "sparrow," a trained seductress in the Russian security service. Dominika learns to use her body as a weapon, but struggles to maintain her sense of self during the dehumanising training process. Finding her power in an unfair system, she emerges as one of the program's strongest assets. Her first target is Nate Nash, a CIA officer who handles the agency's most sensitive infiltration of Russian intelligence. The two young operatives fall into a spiral of attraction and deception, which threatens their careers, allegiances and the security of both countries.

REVIEWS Red Sparrow - A thriller as problematic as it is visually gorgeous
Red Sparrow - Elegantly brutal

THE DANISH GIRL (2016)
Starring Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander, Amber Heard, Ben Whishaw and Matthias Schoenaerts. Directed by Tom Hooper.

The remarkable love story inspired by the lives of artists Einar and Gerda Wegener, whose marriage and work are cast into the unknown when Einar begins a ground-breaking journey to become one of the world’s first transgender women, Lili Elbe.

REVIEWS The Danish Girl - A woeful film with wasted potential

FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD (2015)
Starring Carey Mulligan, Tom Sturridge, Matthias Schoenaerts and Michael Sheen. Directed by Thomas Vinterberg.

In Victorian England, the independent and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer; Frank Troy, a reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood, a prosperous and mature bachelor.

REVIEWS Far From the Madding Crowd - A grand, romantic classic

A LITTLE CHAOS (2015)
Starring Kate Winslet, Matthias Schoenaerts, Alan Rickman, Stanley Tucci, Jennifer Ehle, Helen McCrory, Steven Waddington, Adrian Schiller, Danny Webb and Phyllida Law. Directed by Alan Rickman.

Madame Sabine De Barra, a strong-willed landscape designer, challenges sexual and class barriers when she is chosen to build one of the main gardens at King Louis XIV's new palace at Versailles, causing her to become professionally and romantically entangled with the court's renowned landscape architect André Le Notre. 

REVIEWS A Little Chaos - A ravishing portrait of the woman behind Versailles
A Little Chaos - Doesn't live up to its title

BROTHERS BY BLOOD
Starring Matthias Schoenaerts, Joel Kinnaman, Maika Monroe, Paul Schneider, Ryan Phillippe, Nicholas Crovetti, Felix Scott, Antoni Corone, James Nelson-Joyce and Tim Ahern. Directed by Jérémie Guez.
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