Monthly Archives: April 2015

Un Cœur en Hiver (A Heart in Winter)

Music-makers and those who like to listen; risk-takers and those who seek the safety of a dream … Continue reading

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Une Nouvelle Amie (The New Girlfriend)

Sexuality and gender beam fluorescent pink in François Ozon’s playful adaptation of Ruth Rendell’s short story, ‘The New Girlfriend’. Romain Duris plays David, who after the death of his wife is left to raise their baby alone. His wife’s best … Continue reading

Posted in Auteur, Bereavement, Comedy, François Ozon, French Cinema, French Film, Gender, Sexuality | Tagged Anaïs Demoustier, , , Ruth Rendell | 1 Comment

Dans La Maison (In the House)

Claude (Ernst Umhauer) is a lonely sixteen year-old boy with an intelligent, ghostly skin and a gift for storytelling. His talent catches the attention of Germain (Fabrice Luchini), his French literature teacher, when he submits a piece of creative writing, … Continue reading

Posted in Auteur, François Ozon, French Cinema French Film | Tagged Ernst Umhauer, | 3 Comments