Posts Tagged ‘French’
A French import about obsession, love, loyalty and family that is hindered by a lack of a constant tone.
This acclaimed tale of loss and reconnection is a mixed bag: equal parts compelling and heavy-handed.
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.
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.
A warm, engaging drama that deals with both coming-of-age and parenting issues — one of the Indy Film Fest's best.
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."
"You WIll Be My Son" is a slow-burn French thriller with a dark side — a Hitchcockian family affair with thrills aplenty.
Behind the curtain into the Hasidic Jewish community, an Irish priest's life is threatened, Freddie Mercury and "Lawrence of Arabia."
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.
"Two Men in Manhattan" is a masterful piece of forgotten cinema blending American noir aesthetics with French stylization.
"Amour" is an immensely powerful testament to true companionship and how love endures over time.
This Canadian comedy is so primed for its American remake, it's practically American itself.
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.