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François Truffaut’s gangster film – TIREZ SUR LE PIANISTE/SHOOT THE PIANIST – re-issued on DVD and Blu-Ray

TIREZ SUR LE PIANISTE/SHOOT THE PIANIST (15) 1960 FRANCE TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
French singer Charles Aznavour stars in Truffaut’s tongue-in-cheek homage to American noir in this playful gangster movie. 117 more words

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'Last Tango in Paris' (1972): Review

Directed by: Berardo Bertolucci || Produced by: Alberto Grimaldi

Screenplay by: Bernardo Bertolucci, Franco Arcalli, Agnes Varda || Starring: Marlon Brando, Maria Schneider, Jean-Pierre Leaud, Massimo Girotti, Veronica Lazar, Maria Michi, Catherine Allegret, Darling Legitimus, Gitt Magrini, Luce Marquand… 1,774 more words

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Molière + Luchini = Everything

What an absolute gem Alceste à bicyclette (Bicycling with Molière) is! I finally saw it last week and completely fell in love. I insist: you must watch it as soon as possible. 903 more words

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French film - AU BOUT DU CONTE - UNDER THE RAINBOW released on dvd

AU BOUT DU CONTE/UNDER THE RAINBOW (15) 2013 FRANCE JAOUI, AGNÈS £15.99

Bittersweet French comedy drama co-written, directed by and starring Agnès Jaoui. The film follows a number of characters who are having trouble dealing with the complexities of life. 89 more words

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Mood Indigo - 02/08/2014 @ The Watershed, Bristol.

After making ‘Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind’, a film that had heart, creativity, was emotionally engaging as well as occasionally funny, Michel Gondry has been getting steadily worse over the years. 662 more words

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Grand Central - 26/07/2014 @ The Waterhed, Bristol.

Recently, I have become a fan of both Tahar Rahim and Lea Seydoux purely because of their powerhouse performances in previous films. Despite the strength of expected top notch performances by the leads and their fizzing on-screen chemistry, it somehow didn’t do enough to sustain my interest. 239 more words

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François Truffaut’s classic – LES QUATRE CENTS COUPS – re-issued on DVD and Blu-Ray

LES QUATRE CENTS COUPS/400 BLOWS (PG) 1959 FRANCE TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Francois Truffaut’s semi-autobiographical first feature stars Jean-Pierre Léaud as Antoine Doinel, an unruly young Parisian whose unhappiness leads him into trouble. 108 more words

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