Film review: ‘Louder Than Bombs’ ★★★★

More often than not, men fall somewhere between ill-equipped and completely inept when it comes to sharing, processing and discussing their emotions. This is duly amplified when it involves coping with the unexpected loss of a loved one under traumatic circumstances. Louder Than Bombs, Joachim Trier’s first foray into English-language filmmaking, demonstrates a similar awkwardness, reticence and restraint as Gene (Gabriel Byrne) and sons Jonah (Jesse Eisenberg) and Conrad (Devin Druid), who grieve the loss of mother and wife, Isabelle (Isabelle Huppert).

Louder Than Bombs is released Friday 22nd April – read the full CineVue review here!