Films: Sylvia Hoeks

The Girl in the Spider's Web

  • 3 stars
  • 2018
  • UK / Germany / Sweden / Canada / USA
  • 1h 57min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Fede Álvarez
  • Cast: Claire Foy, Sverrir Gudnason, LaKeith Stanfield, Sylvia Hoeks, Stephen Merchant
  • UK release: 21 November 2018

Lisbeth Salander returns, recruited by a computer boffin (Merchant) to hack a program that accesses nuclear codes, but then her sister (Hoeks) shows up wanting revenge on her for fleeing home. Foy is impressive but it goes for surface thrills rather than psychological depth.

Blade Runner 2049

  • 5 stars
  • 2017
  • US
  • 2h 43min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Denis Villeneuve
  • Cast: Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas, Mackenzie Davis, Sylvia Hoeks, Lennie James, Carla Juri, Robin Wright, Dave Bautista, Jared Leto
  • UK release: 6 October 2017

Blade Runner K (Gosling) is tasked with finding replicants who are passing themselves off as human, but then he makes an earth-shattering, game-changing discovery. Villeneuve’s long-awaited sequel to Scott’s original is beautiful, powerful and relevant; Gosling is exceptional, and Ford steals the show as the ageing but…

The Best Offer (La migliore offerta)

  • 2013
  • Italy
  • 2h 11min
  • Directed by: Giuseppe Tornatore
  • Cast: Geoffrey Rush, Jim Sturgess, Sylvia Hoeks

A master auctioneer becomes obsessed with an extremely reclusive heiress who collects fine art.

Tirza

  • 2010
  • Netherlands
  • 1h 40min
  • Directed by: Rudolf van den Berg
  • Cast: Sylvia Hoeks, Abbey Hoes, Johanna ter Steege

A man desperately tries to find his daughter, Tirza, in Namibia after she goes missing. He befriends a child prostitute who helps him on his search.