Monthly Archives: September 2015

Je suis Un Soldat (I Am A Soldier)

Being good at a job that shatters morale is the belly-ache that groans deep in Sandrine (Louise Bourgoin), the steely-spirited thirty year-old who returns home from Paris and finds work at the dog kennels belonging to her uncle, Henri (Jean-Hugues … Continue reading

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La Dernière Leçon (The Final Lesson)

An old life, tired and difficult, with a date set to meet its end, is the uncomfortable time-frame that shapes director Pascale Pouzadoux’s deeply beautiful film starring Sandrine Bonnaire and Marthe Villalonga. Madeleine (Villalonga) is celebrating her 92nd birthday with … Continue reading

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Conte d’Été (A Summer’s Tale)

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Conte d’Été (A Summer’s Tale)

Eric Rohmer’s portrait of a young creative spirit in summertime places Gaspard (Melvil Poupard) in Dinard, a breezy seaside town in Brittany. Gaspard (a mathematics graduate) is alone with his angst, his guitar, and two objectives: to write a sea … Continue reading

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