By The Grace Of God (Grâce à Dieu)

By The Grace Of God (Grâce à Dieu) France/Belgium (2019) Dir. François Ozon “God teaches us to love children. Just not that much.” These words are not meant in jest, spoken by a high-ranking cardinal when discussing an accusation of historical sexual child abuse by one of his priests. Based on real events, this is … Continue reading By The Grace Of God (Grâce à Dieu)

Hideaway (Le Refuge)

Hideaway (Le Refuge) France (2009) Dir. François Ozon Mousse (Isabelle Carré) and Louis (Melvil Poupaud) are a young Parisian couple both hopelessly addicted to drugs. When Louis dies after an overdose, Mousse survives and discovers she is pregnant. Louis’s rich mother (Claire Vernet) is ashamed of how her son died and tells Mousse she’ll arrange … Continue reading Hideaway (Le Refuge)

Laurence Anyways

  Laurence Anyways Canada (2012) Dir. Xavier Dolan Laurence Alia (Melvil Poupaud) is a thirty-five year old literature teacher and budding author in along term relationship with Frédérique “Fred” Belair (Suzanne Clément), a fiery and gregarious woman. On his birthday Laurence reveals to Fred and his friends that he has been living a lie and … Continue reading Laurence Anyways