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Georges and Anne (Jean-Louis Trintignant and Emmanuelle Riva) are a couple of retired music teachers in their 80s, who live alone together in their apartment. Their peaceful existence is shattered when Anne suffers a stroke, and her condition only worsens, but Georges promises to never send her back to the hospital, and instead attempts to care for her himself in their home. 921 more words


Every Man for Himself, Jean-Luc Godard, 1980

Back in my early days of cinephilia, I remember taking a survey film class. I had watched a couple of Godard titles by that point and was less than impressed. 2,221 more words


Chasing Chabrol: 'La cérémonie'

Often heralded as Claude Chabrol’s best work, La cérémonie is a dark indictment of class and the bourgeoisie. However, like all of his films, things are never quite black and white. 531 more words

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Chasing Chabrol: 'Violette Nozière'

Claude Chabrol has always been the outlier of French New Wave filmmakers. While his contemporaries leaned on overcoming and deconstructing the genre, Chabrol embraced it by making a career out of thrills and intrigue. 494 more words

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The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014 – EUA) 

A ideia, e realização inicial, partem da música dos Beatles (Eleanor Rigby), e do anseio de tratar diferentes pontos de vista de uma mesma história. 218 more words


The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them

This is a recut version of two earlier Eleanor Rigby films, Her and Him, with some added material. All three films examine the relationship of once happily married Eleanor (Jessica Chastain) and Conor (James McAvoy) as they find separate ways to recover from a devastating event. 150 more words

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