Jalouse (Jealous)

Jalouse (Jealous) France (2017) Dir. David & Stéphane Foenkinos Jealousy is a terrible thing but resides within us whether we like to admit it or not. Some may claim they don’t ever feel jealous and maybe it is hidden deeper for them but it will surface at least once in our lives. If this latest … Continue reading Jalouse (Jealous)

The New Girlfriend (Une nouvelle amie)

The New Girlfriend (Une nouvelle amie) France (2014) Dir. François Ozon No-one can accuse François Ozon of being a director who plays it safe. With the central issue of his latest film being a rather prominent one in the news of late, to handle it with anything other than sensitivity would be a dangerous move. … Continue reading The New Girlfriend (Une nouvelle amie)

Thérèse Desqueyroux

Thérèse Desqueyroux (Cert 12) 1 Disc (Distributor: Artificial Eye) Running time: 110 minutes approx. Landes, France 1926 and Thérèse Larroque (Audrey Tautou), the free-spirited daughter of a radical politician marries Bernard Desqueyroux (Gilles Lellouche) a wealthy pinery owner and brother of her best friend Anne (Anaïs Demoustier), hoping that marriage would calm the wild ideas … Continue reading Thérèse Desqueyroux

Elles

Elles France/Poland (2011) Dir. Malgorzata Szumowska Working mother of two Anne (Juliette Binoche), an investigative journalist for Elle magazine, is writing an article about student prostitution, for which she secures interviews with two young working girls, Polish immigrant Alicja (Joanna Kulig) and lower class French girl Charlotte (Anais Demoustier). To her surprise, Anne doesn’t find … Continue reading Elles