Therese Desqueyroux Review

Claude Miller's final film, Therese Desqueyroux, is a carefully shot and delicately told story based upon the 1927 novel by François Mauriac. The film follows Therese, played by the hauntingly powerful Audrey Tautou, who marries her rich neighbour, Bernard Desqueyroux (Gilles Lellouche) to bring together their two mighty estates.

Something in the Air Review

Something in the Air has Olivier Assayas back in autobiographical mode again, mirroring his 1994 film Cold Water in not only form but in the name of the protagonist used to represent Assayas, called Gilles in both. Retitled rather than translated from the French Apres Mai (After May,) Something in the Air is perhaps the more fitting title when its content is considered. The French title refers to the period in which the film takes place, after May 1968. The English one to a Thunderclap Newman song from roughly the same time. More than this though, it speaks of the films wandering quality. There is something is the air, but Assayas makes no great attempt to grasp at exactly what it is.

Love Crime Review

Love Crime tells the story of Christine (the always brilliant Kristin Scott Thomas) who is the boss of a department in a multinational company, the majority of her staff are male but one women catches her attention, the intelligent Isabelle (Ludivine Sagnier).

Tomboy Review

In her second feature film, after Water Lilies (2007), Celine Sciamma returns to the big screen with Tomboy. She presents a tale of friendship, gender, and lies, with ten-year-old Mikael (Zoe Heran) as the new ... Read More...