Oh Lucy!

Oh Lucy! Japan (2017) Dir. Atsuko Hirayanagi Life is one big disappointment for some of us. We work hard, do all that expected of us, but always remain behind the eight ball, so when something comes along that might offer us glimmer of hope, it is snatched away from us as quickly as it appears. … Continue reading Oh Lucy!

The Beekeeper (O melissokomos)

The Beekeeper (O melissokomos) Greece (1986) Dir. Theodoros Angelopoulos Getting old - non-one wants it to happen but when it does a number of harsh realities hit us. The question is, how do you react to them? Do you cling on to the past and wallow in nostalgia, or do you simply accept it as … Continue reading The Beekeeper (O melissokomos)

Bright Days Ahead (Les beaux jours)

Bright Days Ahead (Les beaux jours) France (2013) Dir. Marion Vernoux Paris may be the City Of Love but, if French cinema is to be believed, it also the epicentre of adultery and infidelity. Many a great romantic drama or the occasional comedy, has seen our Gallic neighbours failing to keep it in the family … Continue reading Bright Days Ahead (Les beaux jours)