Monthly Archives: February 2015

De rouille et d’os (Rust and Bone)

Jacques Audiard’s love story is visually brutal and emotionally turbulent. He pursues themes of power, physical strength and vulnerability by strapping its characters to a rocket, and sending them into the sky with the force of a firework. One night, … Continue reading

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Ma Nuit Chez Maud (My Night at Maud’s)

Jean-Louis (Jean-Louis Trintignant) is the modern prince of the nouvelle vague. He is a disturbingly handsome man, boyish yet stoic, and has a voice so plutonic, it could sear a woman’s soul. He is steadfast in his Catholicism, world-view and … Continue reading

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Une Affaire De Femmes (A Story of Women)

With a smile as cold and shining as sun on snow, Isabelle Huppert plays Marie-Louise Giraud, an illegal abortionist sent to the guillotine in 1943 by the Vichy regime. Claude Chabrol writes and directs Marie as an unconventional heroine, one … Continue reading

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