Posts Tagged ‘French’
the new girlfriend

The New Girlfriend

A French import about obsession, love, loyalty and family that is hindered by a lack of a constant tone.
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This acclaimed tale of loss and reconnection is a mixed bag: equal parts compelling and heavy-handed.

Judith Vittet is Miette and Ron Perlman is One in "The City of Lost Children," a 1995 release directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Marc Caro.

Class of 1995: “The City of Lost Children”

Jean-Pierre Jeunet's arrival as a fairytale filmmaker extraordinaire finds him, with a rapscallion's wit, pulling back the tent to welcome us inside his wild mind.
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As humbling as it is jarring, "Mommy" is a top-notch roller coaster of conflicting emotions.

Fabrizio Rongione and Oscar nominee Marion Cotillard star in "Two Days, One Night," a 2014 French drama directed by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne.

Two Days, One Night

A social drama with real sting & a commanding turn by Marion Cotillard, this is a fascinating field study of life on the financial fringes of the working class.
The French film You'll Be a Man

You’ll Be a Man (Tu Seras un Homme)

A warm, engaging drama that deals with both coming-of-age and parenting issues — one of the Indy Film Fest's best.

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A Virgin Among the Living Dead (1971)

The main character's virginity (or lack thereof) is highly suspect, but the overall schlock value certainly is not in "A Virgin Among the Living Dead."
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You Will Be My Son

"You WIll Be My Son" is a slow-burn French thriller with a dark side — a Hitchcockian family affair with thrills aplenty.