Parasite is a social satire focusing on class divisions in Korean society that starts as a well-managed comedy of manners before a jarring change in tone and genre take it off on a tangent. Never less than intriguing, but the radical gear switch compromises its coherence.
As much a Beatles tribute as a romcom, Yesterday is charming and fun. If you’re a Beatles fan and in for a feel-good escapist fantasy flick, perfectly fits the bill.
The 2019 German Film Festival features an impressive line-up of acclaimed works, including 25 km/hr, which lives up to its billing as a “feel-good comedy”.