I Got Life! (Aurore)

I Got Life! (Aurore) France (2017) Dir. Blandine Lenoir Life, as the saying goes, begins at 40. Apparently for women however, this milestone anniversary gives them just ten more years as a fully active and useful member of society before the big 5-0 arrives, marking the beginning of the end as the menopause comes knocking … Continue reading I Got Life! (Aurore)

Under The Rainbow (Au bout du conte)

Under The Rainbow (Au bout du conte) France (2013) Dir. Agnès Jaoui Fairy tales are just for kids aren’t they? Ostensibly yes, but their inherent charm and wistful way of creating a warm sense of hope and fulfilment it offers the least of us keeps some adults firmly entrenched in this escapist world. Twenty-four year-old … Continue reading Under The Rainbow (Au bout du conte)

The Taste Of Others (Le goût des autres)

The Taste Of Others (Le goût des autres) France (2000) Dir. Agnès Jaoui It could be argued that the French are their own worst enemy when it comes to cinema. They are often lambasted for making films which are all talk but one can’t really complain as a lot of their output is just that. … Continue reading The Taste Of Others (Le goût des autres)