Chinese Puzzle (Casse-tête chinois)

Chinese Puzzle (Casse-tête chinois) France (2013) Dir. Cédric Klapisch With this film writer-director Cédric Klapisch brings his Spanish Apartment Trilogy to a close, reuniting the main characters and former flatmates from the previous films - Pot Luck and Russian Dolls - who are all older but in some cases, not any wiser, this time in New … Continue reading Chinese Puzzle (Casse-tête chinois)

Two Mothers (Zwei Mütter)

Two Mothers (Zwei Mütter) Germany (2013) Dir. Anne Zohra Berrached A rather straight forward premise for this film – married lesbians Katja (Sabine Wolf) and Isa (Karina Plachetka) have decided they want to have a baby but German law doesn’t make artificial insemination a readily available process for gay couples, forcing the couple to seek … Continue reading Two Mothers (Zwei Mütter)


Starbuck Canada (2011) Dir. Ken Scott David Wozniak (Patrick Huard) is a forty-two year old slacker working as a meat delivery man for his father (Igor Ovadis). In debt to some heavies to the tune of $80,000 and upon learning that his long suffering girlfriend policewoman Valérie (Julie Le Breton) is pregnant, David is desperate … Continue reading Starbuck