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Le Souffle au Coeur (Murmur of the Heart)

If you’re a teenage boy in a post-war bourgeois family, struggling with a cold father, a Catholic education and two mischievous older brothers, there are three pleasures in life: a mother’s love, Jazz music, and the slow, self-conscious introduction to … Continue reading

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Les Femmes du 6e Étage (The Women on the 6th Floor)

Watching Fabrice Luchini fall in love, bemused, is a comforting pleasure. He’s something of a bourgeois older-Prince: a romantic heart, papered-over by routine, cynicism and gentle cowardice. It’s early-sixties Paris and stock-broker Jean-Louis (Luchini) and his socialite wife Suzanne (Sandrine … Continue reading

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