Vie Sauvage – Cédric Kahn
Award winning director Cédric Kahn’s Vie Sauvage (Wild Life) is an intriguing film based on a true story which defies expectations and raises several questions over the issue of child rearing in a ...
Judith Prescott , 17/11/2014 15:52
Bande de Filles – Céline Sciamma
Widely praised at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, Céline Sciamma’s Bande de Filles lives up to expectations with an emotionally-charged, vibrant tale of four young women living in one of France’s...
Judith Prescott , 14/11/2014 15:23
Geronimo – Tony Gatlif
The opening scene of a young woman in a wedding dress running for her life sets the tone of Tony Gatlif’s Geronimo, a high-energy, vibrant story of clan rivalry set in the south of France. The dir...
Judith Prescott , 03/11/2014 10:02
Tu Veux ou Tu Veux Pas – Tonie Marshall
It’s hard to believe the award winning director of Vénus Beauté (institut) is the same person behind the lazy, romantic comedy Tu Veux ou Tu Veux Pas, a train-crash of a film which stretches credib...
Judith Prescott , 26/10/2014 08:38
Elle l’Adore – Jeanne Herry
Jeanne Herry hits the bull’s eye for her first time out as director with the clever, funny thriller, Elle l’Adore, which pairs the hugely talented Sandrine Kiberlain with classically- trained actor...
Judith Prescott , 12/10/2014 18:27
Saint Laurent – Bertrand Bonello
Bonello’s Saint Laurent, which has just been selected to represent France in next year’s Acadamy Award’s foreign language section, is a darker, more complicated, stylish film than Lespert’s. He co...
Judith Prescott , 09/10/2014 17:52
Agnès Varda – Cléo de 5 à 7 revisited
Far removed from the glitz and glamour of a Hollywood-style celebrity interview, legendary film director Agnès Varda relaxes comfortably in a large garden in the west of Paris to talk about her mas...
Judith Prescott , 08/10/2014 12:33
3 Coeurs (Three Hearts) – Benoît Jacquot
Benoît Jacquot, the award winning director of Farewell My Queen, has assembled a sterling cast for his tale of love versus lust set in a provincial French town. Catherine Deneuve, Chiara Mastroian...
Judith Prescott , 07/10/2014 13:14