Mike Thomas

TIFF 2022 | Sparta (Ulrich Seidl, Austria/France/Germany) — Contemporary World Cinema

By Mike Thomas  At time of writing, it’s not clear whether Ulrich Seidl’s Sparta will have its planned world premiere at TIFF, with rumours circulating that the film will be pulled from the programme because of a damning exposé, published in the German weekly Der Spiegel, that accuses the Austrian provocateur of exploiting and psychologically…
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