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French Film Review: Annette, Directed by Leos Carax

It took seven years of toing and froing between Paris and Los Angeles for Leos Carax and pop duo The Sparks to finesse the rock opera Annette, and at last it was unveiled at...
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Le Dernier Mot: On the Trail of the Wholesome Pine

Kristin is on a mission to make tea from a tree... but is it safe? I’m no tree hugger but recently a certain pin parasol swept me up into a vortex of emotion. It began...
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A Good Year for Ridley Scott

At his Luberon estate, in Provence, the British film director and producer puts his first bottles of wine on the market. We can expect sequels, says Patrice Bertrand. Far from the dark and oppressive backdrops...
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What to See and Do in Languedoc-Roussillon

Sailing, climbing, horse riding or sledding – there are many wonderful ways to discover the traditional region of Languedoc-Roussillon Related articles: You Can Have It All in Languedoc-Roussillon 12 Unmissable Sites in Languedoc-Roussillon BOAT TRIPS Canoe the River...
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La Culture: Botticelli, Georgia O’Keeffe in Paris

Culture correspondent Sylvia Edwards Davis picks a selection of top exhibitions at Paris museums this season. Botticelli as Boss Early Renaissance painter Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi, known as Sandro Botticelli, excelled in all aspects...
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Picasso’s Women

Hazel Smith flicks through the artist's little black book to reveal the wives and mistresses who inspired some of the most famous paintings of the 20th century. Pablo Picasso’s life reads like a French bedroom...

Picasso in Antibes: A Thrilling Temporary Exhibit

Hurry! This amazing show will wrap on October 31, 2021 Just a week ago, during my first permitted trip to my beloved France in more than two years, I arrived in Antibes, moved into a...
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My Life in Paris: It Had to Be You, Sugar

Theadora takes inspiration from a 1920s screen siren… and a bag or two of Haribos Call my agent! “My column is due,” I say to Kitty, my sleepy feline assistant. “You know the drill.” My...
Check out Thibault Cauvin’s superb new album of film covers, with an eclectic selection given the classical guitar treatment

On Écoute: Thibault Cauvin

Gifted guitarist goes to the movies… You may not have heard of him, but 36-year-old, Bordeaux-born Thibault Cauvin is probably the most successful French classical guitarist currently filling concert halls around the world. His latest...
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Shop Tax-Free in France With Your Smartphone

While tax-free shopping is a great and profitable option for non-EU residents – post-Brexit, this now includes British visitors to France – the process is complicated and cumbersome. The easy, government-approved ZappTax system simplifies...