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Des Hommes et des Dieux [Of Gods and Men] (2010)


I’m beginning to wonder if there is as much of a formula to making European arthouse films as there is to making westerns or horrors or any other formulaic genre picture. 1,084 more words

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La rançon de la gloire inspired by real story on the theft of Charlie Chaplin's corpse

La rançon de la gloire
Directed by: Xavier Beauvois
Starring: Benoît Poelvoorde, Roschdy Zem, Séli Gmach, Nadine Labaki.
Running time: 114 minutes.

Who knew you could make such an entertaining movie about the theft of a corpse? 494 more words


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