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2015 Miami International Film Festival: The Price Of Fame

Vevey, a small town on the shores of Lake Geneva, 1977.

Just out of prison, Eddy is greeted by his friend Osman. They both agreed to a deal. 62 more words

2015 Miami International Film Festival

Of Gods and Men (2010)

Beautifully filmed with indeligible images: a monk praying in front of a window, the brothers chanting as a helicopter passes overhead, the confrontation with the terrorists.

Rating: Very good (3.5)

Of Gods and Men (2011)

Of Gods and Men

★ ★ ★ ★ out of 5

Directed by Xavier Beauvois

Starring Lambert Wilson as Christian

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In an Algerian village, the monks of a monastery are forced to decide whether to stay or leave when they find out that an Islamic extremist group is threatening the village. 358 more words


Friday film of the week: Of Gods and Men

Of Gods and Men (directed by Xavier Beauvois, France 2010)

                                                           The monks partake in a last supper.

Based on true events and set in 1996 during the Algerian civil war, … 151 more words

Friday Film Of The Week

Venice: Lido Digs Story Of Charlie Chaplin Graverobbers 'The Price Of Fame'

Of Gods And Men director Xavier Beauvois and screenwriter Etienne Comar unveiled their Competition pic La Rançon De La Gloire (The Price Of Fame… 406 more words


Venice Film Review: 'The Price of Fame'

Like the glorious, overripe Michel Legrand score lavished over an otherwise quiet affair, there’s something knowingly, beguilingly out of time about "The Price of Fame,"an ostensibly humble crime caper that winds up a heartfelt plea for a more innocent way of life. 829 more words

Markets & Festivals

Farewell, My Queen

Farewell, My Queen

Cast: Diane Kruger, Léa Seydoux, Virginie Ledoyen, Xavier Beauvois, Noémie Lvovsky, Michel Robin

Farewell, My Queen marks the return of acclaimed director Benoît Jacquot (A Single Girl, Seventh Heaven, Sade, Deep in the Woods,) and brilliantly captures the passions, debauchery, occasional glimpses of nobility and ultimately the chaos that engulfed the court of Marie Antoinette in the final days before the full-scale outbreak of the Revolution. 111 more words