Monthly Archives: January 2016

A Conversation with Jean-Hugues Anglade

Jean-Hugues Anglade talks about his inner-fiction, solitude and the landscapes of his youth. And a changing France … I first met Jean-Hugues Anglade last August at the Festival Film Francophone d’Angoulême, where he was the president of the jury, and promoting … Continue reading

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Après Vous

One simple act of kindness and the hilarious complications that follow form the heart-stone of Pierre Salvadori’s romantic-comedy, one that rolls out bad luck and angst-ridden romance with gags and some very pretty flower arrangements. Daniel Auteuil, French-cinema’s Prince-of-buried-emotion,  plays … Continue reading

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Trois Couleurs: Blanc (Three Colours: White)

Dominique (Julie Delpy) steps out of the church into white light; she’s an unobtainable bride, too pure and too radiant to be made love to by her hapless Polish hairdresser husband. Or at least this is what Karlos’s (Zbigniew Zamachowski)…

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Histoire de Marie et Julien (The Story of Marie and Julien)

In the world of Marie and Julien life is not based on the tangible evidence we’ve been taught to trust. Characters are solid: they think, yet don’t feel; and they react. Legendary director Jacques Rivette places them in an educated … Continue reading

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Trois Couleurs: Blanc (Three Colours: White)

Dominique (Julie Delpy) steps out of the church into white light; she’s an unobtainable bride, too pure and too radiant to be made love to by her hapless Polish hairdresser husband. Or at least this is what Karlos’s (Zbigniew Zamachowski) … Continue reading

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