Tag Archives: Emmanuelle Béart


Mutual desire rattles the loneliness in the lives of two women, one a prostitute the other a gynecologist. One is a shell of controlling sexuality and the other statuesque and supremely elegant. Both are under each other’s spell and falling … Continue reading

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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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Les Témoins (The Witnesses)

Love is a crashing symbol (and fidelity a distant drum-roll) in André Téchiné’s film about desire, control and the outbreak of the AIDS epidemic in mid-eighties Paris. Sarah (Emmanuelle Béart) finds motherhood difficult: it’s hard to write with a young … Continue reading

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Nelly et Monsieur Arnaud (Nelly and Mr Arnaud)

Nelly (Emmanuelle Béart) is the muse and Mr Arnaud (Michel Serrault) is the man who loves from afar. Desire undeclared, is thus the soft wind that passes through the corridors and large rooms of Mr Arnaud’s smart Parisian apartment. Mr … Continue reading

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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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