Leo Soesanto

Film Critic, France

Leo SoesantoLeo Soesanto is a french film and TV series critic (Les Inrockuptibles, Soap, Canal Plus, France Inter…). He is the programming director of the Bordeaux Independent International Film Festival (FIFIB) and the programmer for TV series and french films at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR). He was a member of the selection committee for long features at Cannes Critics Week (2009 - 2015).

True To Life

in 64th Locarno International Film Festival

It was supposed to be an easy task: going to Locarno... read more

Dark and Bright Mirrors

in 38th Rotterdam International Film Festival

What is a film critic? Outside the knowing circles, ... read more

Imitations of Life By Léo Soesanto

in 22nd Fribourg International Film Festival

My little China Girl
You shouldn't mess with me... read more

Genre Troubles in Today's Cinema By Leo Soesanto

in 12nd Sofia International Film Festival

Several films from the Sofia IFF international compe... read more

Father Issues By Leo Soesanto

in 24th Troia FesTroia - International Film Festival

At the end of the Festroia International Film Festiv... read more

"Borderline": "Loneliness Tears Cracks of Madness, Even in Walls" By Léo Soesanto

in 57th Mannheim-Heidelberg

Rihanna's song "Disturbia", heard in many Mannheim s... read more

"Just About Love?", "Analog Days": Because You're Young By Léo Soesanto

in 18th Ljubljana International Film Festival (LIFFE)

Several films of the LIFFE (The Ljubljana Internatio... read more

More Films About Buildings and Food

in 38th World Film Festival Montreal

As a film critic and a film programmer, I enjoy brow... read more

War During Lifetime

in 51st BFI London Film Festival

Cruel Summer

in 13rd Sarajevo Film Festival

Also shown this year at Cannes' Film Festival (at th... read more

Law and Disorder

in 50th Thessaloniki International Film Festival

"We do not live to think, but, on the contrary, we t... read more

Food for Thought

in 69th Cannes Film Festival

Cannibalism in Cannes Film Festival (aka "Cannes-iba... read more