Tobias Grey

And then there were three: Lanzmann in 1964 with Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir, with whom he had a seven-year affair

Brief encounter

24 June 2017 9:00 am

How do you follow a film like Shoah? The nine-hour Holocaust documentary, released in 1985 after 11 years of work…

Tanked up: prisoners in an Egyptian police van in Mohamed Diab’s ‘Clash’

Revolutionary road

29 April 2017 9:00 am

Cairo is deceptively calm, says Egyptian film-maker Mohamed Diab. ‘People were so scared from the fighting in the streets that…

Basic instinct: Paul Verhoeven has long been fascinated by the idea of rape

His dark materials

18 March 2017 9:00 am

The enticingly subversive films of Paul Verhoeven were very tempting to me as a schoolboy. When I hit 14, the…