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Lastest installment of |French crime series - BRAQUO 3 - released on dvd

The series follows a group of police using violent and unorthodox methods in their criminal investigations. 71 more words

French Cinema

Film Favorites: The Rules of the Game

Although it may seem less biting today, Jean Renoir’s seminal La Regle de Ju (Rules of the Game) remains one of the most controversial films ever released. 2,003 more words


Film review: Blue is the Warmest Color (2013)

Genre: Drama/Romance

Cast: Adèle Exarchopoulos (Adèle), Léa Seydoux (Emma)

Director: Abdellatif Kechiche

We believe Adèle’s emotions because they are spoken through her eyes. She may not say much, and she may keep a lot to herself, but her big hazel eyes are as expressive as the painterly strokes in a Monet canvas. 751 more words


'Brotherhood of the Wolf' (2001): Review

Directed by: Christophe Gans || Produced by: Richard Grandpierre, Samuel Hadida

Screenplay by: Christophe Gans, Stephane Cabel || Starring: Samuel Le Bihan, Vincent Cassel, Emilie Dequenne, Monica Bellucci, Jeremie Renier, Mark Dacascos, Jean Yanne, Jean-Francois Stevenin… 1,075 more words


The Lookout (Le Guetteur, France 2012)

Le guetteur is a ‘polar‘ or crime film (see Roy’s post on the French polar). The benefit of this term is that it covers all varieties and sub-genres of crime films, eg, police procedural, gangster film, … 878 more words

French Cinema

White Material (France-Cameroon, 2009)

In White Material director Claire Denis revisits the territory of Chocolat (France-W.Germany-Cameroon, 1988), her first feature, and focuses of the final days of Maria Vial’s (Isabelle Huppert) coffee plantation. 307 more words

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Fat Girl (2001) | DIR: Catherine Breillat

“I want my first time to be with someone I don’t love.”Anaïs Pingot

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