In Her Hands (Au bout des doigts)

In Her Hands (Au bout des doigts) France (2018) Dir. Ludovic Bernard Musical ability is something many of us envy in others. Some are able to write a good tune, or fire off a memorable riff on the guitar, some have a innate gift to interpret the works of esteemed composers and make it their … Continue reading In Her Hands (Au bout des doigts)

Before The Winter Chill (Avant l’hiver)

Before The Winter Chill (Avant l'hiver) France (2013) Dir. Philippe Claudel Having enjoyed great success together and both being well rewarded for 2008’s I’ve Loved You So Long director Philippe Claudel reunites with Kristin Scott-Thomas, for this sparse drama to see if lightening can strike twice. Paul (Daniel Auteuil) is a respected neurosurgeon with a … Continue reading Before The Winter Chill (Avant l’hiver)

Looking For Hortense (Cherchez Hortense)

  Looking For Hortense (Cherchez Hortense) France (2012) Dir. Pascal Bonitzer Damien Hauer (Jean-Pierre Bacri) is a lecturer on Asian culture for businessmen and the son of a prominent judge Sébastien Hauer (Claude Rich). His wife, theatre director Iva (Kristin Scott Thomas), pressures Damien into asking his father to use his influence to help stop … Continue reading Looking For Hortense (Cherchez Hortense)

In The House (Dans la maison)

  In The House (Dans la maison) France (2012) Dir. François Ozon Middle aged literature teacher Germain Germain (Fabrice Luchini) despairs of the quality of the essays from his students until one submitted by Claude Garcia (Ernst Umhauer) a quiet pupil with a rare talent, catches his eye. Germain reads it to his wife, art … Continue reading In The House (Dans la maison)

Love Crime (Crime d’amour)

Love Crime (Crime d'amour) France (2010) Dir. Alain Corneau Ambition, hard work and acute business acumen sees the stock of young executive Isabelle Guérin (Ludivine Sagnier) rise in the eyes of her boss Christine (Kristin Scott Thomas), who blatantly steals one of Isabelle’s ideas as her own to score a big contract. But when Isabelle … Continue reading Love Crime (Crime d’amour)

In Your Hands (Contre toi)

In Your Hands (Contre toi) France (2010) Dir. Lola Doillon Anna Cooper (Kristin Scott Thomas) is an affluent single career woman, kidnapped and imprisoned by an angry stranger, Yann (Pio Marmaï), a man hell bent on avenging something Anna supposedly did to him. Despite a violent and oppressive beginning, the pair eventually forms an unusual … Continue reading In Your Hands (Contre toi)