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French Film Review: La Bonne Épouse, Directed by Martin Provost

Juliette Binoche gets to showcase her comedic talents in this goofy comedy about an old-fashioned housekeeping school for girls in the late 1960s. Directed by...

French Film Review: Slalom, Directed by Charlène Favier

Charlène Favier’s debut feature is a stark and uncompromising examination of sexual abuse set against the backdrop of the French Alps. Fifteen-year-old Lyz Lopez...

French Film Review: Radin! Starring Dany Boon

Dany Boon stars as 40-something miser extraordinaire François Gautier in this 2016 comedy directed by Fred Cavayé, whose English title is Penny Pincher! François is...

French Film Review: Les Quatre Cents Coups by François Truffaut

As the pandemic lockdown continues around the globe, many of us are looking for new (and old!) film recommendations to stream at home. This...

Film Review: J’ai Perdu Mon Corps by Jérémy Clapin

This unusual and thought-provoking animation follows a severed hand which, having escaped from a dissection lab, sets off on a perilous journey through Paris...

French Film Reviews: Débarquement Immédiat!

Débarquement Immédiat ! (Last Call For Nowhere) is France’s summer movie comedy. It’s a particular sort of comedy at a very particular time. Directed...

Le Dernier Mot: Le Sourire sur la Prairie

Thanks to Laura Ingalls Wilder, the kids and I are working on a new habitude: ‘The Smile’. It all began when a DVD box...

Film Reviews: La Tête Haute (Standing Tall)

Just as America is experiencing its racial moment with films like Selma, France is having a social moment at a time of high unemployment...