Edinburgh Alumni who received the Victoria Cross

With Remembrance Sunday having just passed, the University of Edinburgh can be proud of the jaw-dropping tales of bravery displayed by many of its alumni in the First World War. Among hundreds of tales of valour, five university alumni were awarded the Victoria Cross, which remains one of the highest honours that can be bestowed […]



Shot in one breathtaking 138 minute take, Victoria moves seamlessly through the pulsating, rhythmic vibrations of Berlin, punctuated by the experimental electronic-classical-techno music of Nils Frahm. Captivating and ambitious on the part of the director, the film relies on infallible acting and camerawork. This was perhaps the reason why the name of the cinematographer, Sturla […]