Francesca Alabaster

Francesca Alabaster
Cambridge University


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Review: The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant

A harrowing exploration of love and pain

Review: High School Musical

Pure, unadulterated fun

Review: The Djinns of Eidgah

A compelling exploration of the struggle for freedom

Review: Anna

An overly ambitious disappointment

Review: The Children’s Hour

A stunning display of female talent

REVIEW: Spoiler Alert

A witty satirisation of identity politics

REVIEW: Stormface

Intertwined stories of femininity

REVIEW: Wander

Enter a young girl’s magical world to watch her learn how to leave it behind