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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

French New Wave

Dois Lados do Amor

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

Short Movie Review

Comedy of Power [subtitled]

Comedy of Power is a French movie loosely based on a scandal involving a whole series of shady deals between agencies of the French government and various corporations, involving fraudulent government contracts, money laundering, bribes to corrupt Third World governments, Swiss bank accounts, and on and on. 708 more words


Une Affaire De Femmes (A Story of Women)

With a smile as cold and shining as sun on snow, Isabelle Huppert plays Marie-Louise Giraud, an illegal abortionist sent to the guillotine in 1943 by the Vichy regime. 411 more words