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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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Au Coeur du Mensonge (The Colour of Lies)

Claude Chabrol masters melancholia as well as suspense in a tale that starts abruptly with a young girl found murdered in the woods of a Breton coastal-town. The last person to see her is her art teacher, René (Jacques Gamblin), … Continue reading

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A Nos Amours (To Our Romance)

An angry, mysterious affection exists between teenage Suzanne (Sandrine Bonnaire) and her father (Maurice Pialat, also the director), and from their first scene together, when he jokingly suggests he join his daughter and her best friend in bed for their … Continue reading

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