Articles Posted in the " Lisa Aschan " Category

  • She Monkeys

    Growing up, eh? It’s almost too much trouble to bother with. Lisa Aschan’s impressive directorial debut takes a unflinchingly uncomfortable trip down puberty lane in this sparse yet absorbing drama about two sisters feeling their way through the trials and tribulations of being a girl and that. Though barely-there dialogue and a certain detachment from her characters mean we’re never quite sure what it is Ashchan is trying to achieve, the questions she throws up about sexuality, friendship and balancing niftily on a horse more than make up for the lack of answers.