3 Hearts (3 coeurs)

3 Hearts (3 coeurs) France (2014) Dir. Benoît Jacquot “Sisters, sisters / There were never such devoted sisters” So wrote legendary songwriter Irving Berlin in 1954 and while this sentiment has stood the test of time, it also provides us with the central conceit of this French romantic melodrama. Ironically, whilst it doesn’t star real … Continue reading 3 Hearts (3 coeurs)

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)