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Pépé le Moko (1937)

Image missing because my video card decided today would be its last day of service so I’m not able to grab a good enough shot to do this post justice. 496 more words

Movies

TIFF CINEMATHEQUE Presents - FRENCH CRIME CLASSICS

Deadlines to Submit your Screenplay, Novel, Story, or Poem to the festival: http://www.wildsound.ca

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

Panique

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