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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

Markets & Festivals

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

On The SilverScreen

Favourites of 2015: Film

This year I continued the effort to acquaint myself with admired films and directors. I may have watched a relatively small number of new films, but I did see films by Hitchcock, Ozu, Allen, Bergman, Chaplin, and Kurosawa, to name a few. 2,593 more words