TIFF review: ‘French Blood’ (Diastème) ★★★★

As the name would suggest, Toronto’s Platform strand offers up-and-coming filmmakers a springboard from which to showcase their work on the world stage. The singularly named writer-director Diastème brings his devastating second feature French Blood (2015) to the festival from his native France, a country he considers overwhelmed by hatred and violence. A self-proclaimed humanist, his unflinching and at times brutally violent, depiction of skinheads and neo-Nazism is far from comfortable viewing…

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