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Terre Battue (English title: 40-Love, dir. Stéphane Demoustier, 2014)

Terre Battue is the story of a department store manager, Jérôme (Olivier Gourmet), and his relationship with his eleven-year-old son, Ugo (Charles Mérienne), a talented tennis player. 437 more words

French Films

Whom Do We Still Count? The Strange Political Relevancy of Viva la Libertà

There are clear distinctions between being a news junkie and a political fiend, and I will wholeheartedly admit I am the former rather than the latter. 1,374 more words

Stuff And Junk!

Review: Human Capital

Human Capital is a film that works effectively on all levels. However, the further a viewer is willing to dive in to the story, the implications thereof, and the characters’ psyches the more rewarding an experience it will be. 704 more words


Take the Risk: Invest in Paolo Virzì's Human Capital (2013)

What is the value of human life? How much is your own life worth? You may not be able to put a price on it, but insurance companies surely can. 536 more words

Film Club

Human Capital

The telling of stories from multiple perspectives is not new to cinema and such an approach is most effective when each ‘version’ of events not only tells/shows us something new about the person from whose perspective we are watching things play out, but also offers insight into the people around them and the broader world they inhabit. 652 more words

Film News And Reviews

HUMAN CAPITAL (Il capitale umano, Italy, 2014)

 Greetings again from the darkness. The financial crisis-manslaughter-class warfare-thriller from novelist Stephen Amidon shifts from Connecticut (in the book) to just outside of Milan for director… 610 more words