I Got Life! (Aurore)

I Got Life! (Aurore) France (2017) Dir. Blandine Lenoir Life, as the saying goes, begins at 40. Apparently for women however, this milestone anniversary gives them just ten more years as a fully active and useful member of society before the big 5-0 arrives, marking the beginning of the end as the menopause comes knocking … Continue reading I Got Life! (Aurore)

Half-Sister (Demi-soeur)

Half-Sister (Demi-soeur) France (2013) Dir. Josiane Balasko Antoinette “Nénette” Novack (Josiane Balasko) is a sixty-year old woman with the mental age of an eight year-old, forced to live in a care home after the death of her mother and carer. While looking through a box of her mother’s belongings Nénette finds a letter with a … Continue reading Half-Sister (Demi-soeur)