Things To Come

Things To Come (Cert 12) 1 Disc (Distributor: Curzon Artificial Eye) Running Time: 102 minutes approx. Isabelle Huppert, one of France’s greatest exports, is known for her choice of roles that defy convention - formidable, uncompromising and emotionally complex women appear to be her speciality. One trope which is a rarity among this incredible portfolio … Continue reading Things To Come

Father Of My Children (Le père de mes enfants)

Father Of My Children (Le père de mes enfants) France (2009) Dir. Mia Hansen-Løve We’ve seen many films about the film industry which have taken us behind the scenes of the whole filmmaking process from the point of view of the actor, director, screenwriter, etc. but one role which is rarely featured is the producer. … Continue reading Father Of My Children (Le père de mes enfants)

Goodbye First Love (Un amour de jeunesse)

Goodbye First Love (Un amour de jeunesse) France (2011) Dir. Mia Hansen-Løve There is a scene late in this film where the two principals leave a cinema and in discussing the movie they just saw, the male complains “It’s so French! It’s talky, complacent.” It is therefore with some irony that this could be levied … Continue reading Goodbye First Love (Un amour de jeunesse)