Posts Tagged ‘French’
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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.
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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.

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British Film Focus

Behind the curtain into the Hasidic Jewish community, an Irish priest's life is threatened, Freddie Mercury and "Lawrence of Arabia."

Blue is the Warmest Color

With literary elegance, two perfect performances and a powerful erotic charge that’s explicit but not exploitative, this French epic is one of the year's best.

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Two Men in Manhattan

"Two Men in Manhattan" is a masterful piece of forgotten cinema blending American noir aesthetics with French stylization.
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"Amour" is an immensely powerful testament to true companionship and how love endures over time.

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This Canadian comedy is so primed for its American remake, it's practically American itself.
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Rust and Bone

Can love blossom after losing both your legs to a killer whale? Well, "Rust and Bone" attempts to answer this question and address many other hard truths in what stands to be the most heart-wrenching romance in recent memory.