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The Bronte Sisters (Les Soeurs Bronte)


(out of 5)

An exquisite period piece whose every shot looks like a darkly beautiful period painting, and whose performances highlight an intelligent script and studied, intense pace.   210 more words


Festival Varilux convida Isabelle Huppert ao Brasil

Isabelle Huppert, atriz francesa, vem ao Brasil à convite do Festival Varilux de Cinema Francês, que acontecerá entre os dias 9 e 16 do mês de Abril e em 45 cidades ao longo do território nacional. 118 more words


The Piano Teacher (2001)

Unsettling and provocative, “The Piano Teacher” is at once a study of the lives of deeply unhappy people and a commentary on the dangers of repression. 550 more words

Abuse Of Weakness - Official Trailer

In 2004, at the age of 56, Catherine Breillat suffered a serious stroke. Her left side was initially paralyzed and after five months in the hospital she worked like a demon to walk again. 103 more words


Gabrielle 2005

With so many film-makers aiming low, it’s a pleasure to find one like the late French auteur Patrice Chereau who consistently tests the imagination and intelligence of his audience. 93 more words

I heart Huckabees - David O. Russell and what happens in the meadow at dusk. (Film review)

It will come as no surprise to regular readers of this blog (have I told you lately that I love you?) that I heart Huckabees… 1,034 more words

Film Reviews

A Week in Paris

A friend at home has asked: how do you plan your week?

I’ve been thinking about it. My answer resembles the locutions of Donald Rumsfeld. Every week there are activities I plan; activities I plan – maybe – to plan; and activities I have no intention of planning, but every intention of enjoying. 1,289 more words