All United In Solitude: Joanna Hogg’s Filmography, On Netflix Now

Joanna Hogg’s directorial gaze shifts elegantly from aloof and clinical to warm and empathic, in seamless moments of insight and clarity.

It is as though the characters of her films are objects of scientific study and the audience is invited to consider and examine them in detail.

Yet in the kindest possible way, though her cool, ponderous camera work creates the effect of observing its human subjects as if from an intellectual distance, we regard them lovingly, empathising with them and recognising our own fragility in their struggles…

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