Listen to Reviews of MONKEY MAN and PERFECT DAYS46:358 April 2024

This week Flick Ford is joined by festival programmer Thomas Caldwell and local filmmaker / video editor Jack Ralph.
Together they review Dev Patel's directorial debut MONKEY MAN, in which Patel also wrote and starred.
Patel plays Kid - an underground fighter who unleashes a bloody campaign of vengeance against the corrupt leaders who systemically victimize the poor and powerless.

MONKEY MAN trailer - written, directed and starring Dev Patel

We also review Wim Wenders' meditative drama PERFECT DAYS.

Based on a script written by Wenders and Takuma Takasaki, the film stars Kōji Yakusho as a toilet cleaner who likes to capture moments of beauty in everyday life.

PERFECT DAYS, written by by Wenders and Takuma Takasaki.

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Primal Screen is a show all about screen culture - from movies on the big screen to whatever you're streaming. It's a mix of new releases and retrospective film and television reviews, plus interviews with film practitioners and industry professionals.

Hosted and produced by Flick Ford.
Podcast editing and social media by Kelsey Pettifer.

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