Chinese Puzzle (Casse-tête chinois)

Chinese Puzzle (Casse-tête chinois) France (2013) Dir. Cédric Klapisch With this film writer-director Cédric Klapisch brings his Spanish Apartment Trilogy to a close, reuniting the main characters and former flatmates from the previous films - Pot Luck and Russian Dolls - who are all older but in some cases, not any wiser, this time in New … Continue reading Chinese Puzzle (Casse-tête chinois)

Russian Dolls (Les poupées russes)

Russian Dolls (Les poupées russes) France (2005) Dir. Cédric Klapisch Russian Dolls is the second film in what has become known as the Spanish Apartment Trilogy from French writer-director Cédric Klapisch, appearing three years after the original film Pot Luck. It is not really fair to call this a sequel as such since most of … Continue reading Russian Dolls (Les poupées russes)

Pot Luck (L’auberge espagnole)

Pot Luck (L'auberge espagnole) France (2002) Dir. Cédric Klapisch The European Union has been a central political talking point in this country of ours for many a year now but as ever most European citizens try to put politics aside in the name of harmony, creating cosy little multi-national relationships for themselves. This is the … Continue reading Pot Luck (L’auberge espagnole)