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This new Cinematheque series showcases post war French Crime classics, may of which are seldom seen. 1,310 more words

The Death of Louis XIV ★★★½

When I think of great slow cinema, this is the sort of film that comes to mind. The Death of Louis XIV chronicles just that, the final days leading up to the death of perhaps the most famous of all French kings, and no more. 442 more words


It’s 1947 in a suburban village outside of Paris, and a lonely Jewish photographer named Monsieur Hire (shortened from Hirovitch) patiently endures the gossip and pettiness around him, not seeming to mind his pariah status too much. 284 more words

From Gothic Thriller to Art Film

Another fun website that reviews and analyzes genre films is Braineater, created and maintained by Will Laughlin. In this installment he reviews the French film… 230 more words


Julien Duvivier : "La belle équipe" (1936)

Un pur délice! Ce film, qui paraît il représente l’esprit du Front populaire, en 1936, est passé lundi soir sur Arte, qui passe en ce moment un cycle consacré à ce grand réalisateur qu’était Julien Duvivier dont la décennie des années 30 est la meilleure période. 1,282 more words