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‘Notturno' Film Review: Middle East Doc Finds Poetry in ‘Rubble and Darkness'

12 days ago   |   By The Wrap

The last several years have seen an influx of powerful nonfiction films examining the turmoil in the Middle East and the refugee crisis that has spread from there around the world. But Italian director Gianfranco Rosi has an eye that sets him apart from other filmmakers working in that arena - and his new film, “Notturno,” is another portrait of life in the region that manages to be simultaneously devastating and lyrical.
“Notturno,” which was selected by the Venice, Telluride and New York Film Festivals, and which screens at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 15, is similar...
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