French cinema …in brief

Archive for November, 2011

Les Bien-Aimés

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

Christophe Honoré, France, 2011, 139 mins, 2.35:1
Chiara Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve, Ludivine Sagnier, Louis Garrel, Milos Forman, Paul Schneider, Rasha Bukvic, Michel Delpech, Omar Ben Sellen
French Theatrical Release: 24 August 2011, Le Pacte
Review by Noel Megahey
Returning for his latest film to the director’s now familiar style of the modern Parisian street musical – developed […]

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Après le Sud

Saturday, November 5th, 2011

Jean-Jacques Jauffret, France, 2011, 92 mins, 2.35:1

Adèle Haenel, Sylvie Lachat, Ulysse Grosjean, Yves Ruellan, Julien Bodet, Isalinde Giovangigli

French Theatrical Release: 12 October 2011, Jour2fête

Review by Noel Megahey
You don’t need to look much further than the poster for Jean-Jacques Jauffret’s debut feature to determine that the build up of scenes in each of the various episodes […]

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