Mea culpa

Mea culpa France (2014) Dir. Fred Cavayé The French may have a reputation of producing either heavily talkative arthouse films or quirky romantic rom-coms but they are capable of making decent action/crime thrillers too. While their TV output of recent years - Spiral, Braquo, Witnesses - has bulldozed its way into our consciousness, the big … Continue reading Mea culpa

The Players (Les infidels)

The Players (Les infidels) France (2012) Dirs. Various Oscar winner Jean Dujardin’s follow-up project to the Oscar winning film The Artist, caused some outrage before it was released. While The Artist was finally making waves globally, the French poster for his next film The Players, which showed Dujardin grasping a vertical pair of stocking clad … Continue reading The Players (Les infidels)

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