Portrait Of A Lady On Fire (Portrait de la jeune fille en feu)

Portrait Of A Lady On Fire (Portrait de la jeune fille en feu) France (2019) Dir. Céline Sciamma “Do all lovers feel they’re inventing something?” I’ve not experienced this thing called love but I imagine those who do, especially for the first time, will sense something magical unique to them. What I do understand however, … Continue reading Portrait Of A Lady On Fire (Portrait de la jeune fille en feu)

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)

Respiro

  Respiro Italy (2002) Dir. Emanuele Crialese On the isolated Mediterranean island of Lampedusa, South West Sicily, Grazia (Valeria Golino) is a wife and mother to three children who suffers from apparent bi-polar episodes. The rest of the tight knit community also frown upon her free spirited attitude which clashes with their traditional values. Coupled … Continue reading Respiro

CA$H

Ca$h France (2008) Dir. Éric Besnard A conman named Solal (Clovis Cornillac) is killed during a scam by a gunman from a rival gang Vincent (Mehdi Nebbou). His brother Cash (Jean Dujardin) and his crime “family” – François (François Berléand), Léa (Caroline Proust) and Fred le marin (Samir Guesmi) want revenge but have plans for … Continue reading CA$H