Let The Sunshine In (Un beau soleil intérieur)

Let The Sunshine In (Un beau soleil intérieur) France (2017) Dir. Claire Denis In the romance game, finding “The One” is a thankless task for many people. Generally, this is undertaken while people are still young, unlike the subject of this mordant essay about dating in your later years. 50-something Isabelle (Juliette Binoche) is a … Continue reading Let The Sunshine In (Un beau soleil intérieur)

Slack Bay (Ma Loute)

Slack Bay (Ma Loute) France (2016) Dir. Bruno Dumont I’ve only seen three films from Bruno Dumont and they were all bleak, heavy dramas, so it was a surprise to learn that he had made a comedy. Could the man responsible for the intense heartbreaking darkness of biopic Camille Claudel 1915 and the religion bating … Continue reading Slack Bay (Ma Loute)

Human Capital (Il capitale umano)

Human Capital (Il capitale umano) Italy (2013) Dir. Paolo Virzì Money. Does it make the world go round or is it the root of all evil? Either way an undisputable fact is that money does give you power, the abuse of which gives birth to greed. In Stephen Amidon’s 2004 novel Human Capital this is … Continue reading Human Capital (Il capitale umano)