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VIFF 2016: The Unknown Girl (Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, 2016)

The architecture of the thriller suits the Dardennes more comfortably than it might first appear. In spite of their naturalism, the Belgian brothers construct intricate scaffolding for their films to rival many of their more outwardly formalist peers, and The Unknown Girl is perhaps more open about the structural blueprint than anything they’ve produced recently. 254 more words

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The Kid With A Bike (2011) ★★★★

Belgium’s most acclaimed directors (there is not much competition other than Chantal Akerman) have a remarkable talent to tell small-scale stories of ordinary people, in a deeply humanist and sympathetic manner, without resorting to mawkish sentimentality or emotional exaggeration. 681 more words


Cannes 2016: La Fille Inconnue (The Unknown Girl)

I covered Cannes Film Festival this year, and I will be posting my reviews here weekly. My pieces are on a website known as The Upcoming and have been published in something called Swipe magazine. 367 more words

Dardenne Brothers Re-Edit 'The Unknown Girl' in Response to Critics

PARIS — Usually applauded by international critics, Belgian directors Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne took note of the critical feedback that their medical drama “The Unknown Girl” earned at Cannes and decided to re-edit the feature before its theatrical release, … 197 more words


Cannes Film Review: 'The Unknown Girl'

In Jean Pierre and Luc Dardenne’s very best films, you know exactly what you’re getting — until the quiet dramatic pivot that gently ensures you don’t. 895 more words

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Two Days, One Night (2014)

If people watch Two Days, One Night, they’ll probably recognize one face and you’ll hear something similar to the following: “That’s the girl from… 789 more words


Deux Jours, Un Nuit (Two Days, One Night)

Two Days One Night is a Belgian film released to critical acclaim in 2014. Written and directed by the Dardenne brothers and starring Oscar winning Marion Cotillard (La Vie En Rose), it bagged a bunch of awards. 394 more words

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