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French Cinema

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‘Hiroshima Mon Amour’ (1959): Review

Directed by: Alain Resnais || Produced by: Samy Halfon, Anatole Dauman Screenplay by: Marguerite Duras || Starring: Emmanuele Riva, Eiji Okada, Stella Dassas, Pierre Barbaud Music by: Georges Delerue, Giovanni Fusco || Cinematography: Michio Takahashi, Sacha Vierny || Edited by: Jasmine Chasney, Henri Colpi, Anne Sarraute || Country: France, Japan || Language: French, Japanese, English … Continue reading

‘Babel’ (2006): Review

Directed by: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu || Produced by: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Jon Kilik, Steve Golin Screenplay by: Guillermo Arriaga, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu || Starring: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Gael Garcia Bernal, Koji Yakusho, Adriana Barraza, Rinko Kikuchi Music by: Gustavo Santaolalla || Cinematography by: Rodrigo Prieto || Edited by: Stephen Mirrione, Douglas Crise || Country: … Continue reading

‘Only God Forgives’ (2013): Review

Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn || Produced by: Lene Borglum Screenplay by: Nicolas Winding Refn || Starring: Ryan Gosling, Kristin Scott Thomas, Vithaya Pansringarm, Ratha Phongam, Gordon Brown Tom Burke, Bryon Gibson Music by: Cliff Martinez || Cinematography by: Larry Smith || Edited by: Matthew Newman || Country: Denmark, France || Language: English, Thai Running … Continue reading

‘Last Tango in Paris’ (1972): Review

Directed by: Berardo Bertolucci || Produced by: Alberto Grimaldi Screenplay by: Bernardo Bertolucci, Franco Arcalli, Agnes Varda || Starring: Marlon Brando, Maria Schneider, Jean-Pierre Leaud, Massimo Girotti, Veronica Lazar, Maria Michi, Catherine Allegret, Darling Legitimus, Gitt Magrini, Luce Marquand Music by: Gato Barbieri || Cinematography: Vittorio Storaro || Edited by: Franco Arcalli, Roberto Perpignani || … Continue reading

‘Brotherhood of the Wolf’ (2001): Review

Directed by: Christophe Gans || Produced by: Richard Grandpierre, Samuel Hadida Screenplay by: Christophe Gans, Stephane Cabel || Starring: Samuel Le Bihan, Vincent Cassel, Emilie Dequenne, Monica Bellucci, Jeremie Renier, Mark Dacascos, Jean Yanne, Jean-Francois Stevenin Music by: Joseph LoDuca || Cinematography: Dan Laustsen || Edited by: David Wu, Sebastien Prangere, Xavier Loutreuil || Country: … Continue reading

Cache (2005): Review

Directed by: Michael Haneke || Produced by: Veit Heiduschka Screenplay by: Michael Haneke || Starring: Daniel Auteuil, Juliette Binoche, Maurice Benichou, Lester Makedonsky, Walid Afkir, Annie Girardot, Daniel Duval, Bernard Le Coq Cinematography: Christian Berger || Edited by: Michael Hudecek, Nadine Muse || Country: France || Language: French Running Time: 118 minutes If you’re new … Continue reading

‘Pierrot le Fou’ (1965): Review

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard || Produced by: Georges de Beauregard Screenplay by: Jean-Luc Godard || Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Anna Karina, Graziella Galvani, Dirk Sanders, Jimmy Karoubi Music by: Antoine Duhamel || Cinematography: Raoul Coutard || Editing by: Francoise Collin || Country: France || Language: French Running Time: 110 minutes In 1965, Godard released another feature that … Continue reading

‘Breathless’ (1960): Review

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard || Produced by: Georges de Beauregard Screenplay by: Jean Luc Godard || Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Seberg, Daniel Boulanger, Henri-Jacques Huet Music by: Martial Solal || Cinematography: Raoul Coutard || Editing by: Cecile Decugis, Lila Herman || Country: France || Language: French Running Time: 87 minutes Even if you’re an introductory student … Continue reading

‘Blue is the Warmest Color’ (2013): Review

Directed by: Abdellatif Kechiche || Produced by: Abdellatif Kechiche, Brahim Chioua, Vincent Maraval Screenplay by: Abdellatif Kechiche, Ghalia Lacroix || Starring: Adele Exarchopoulos, Lea Seydoux, Jeremie Laheurte, Catherine Salee, Aurelien Recoing, Sandor Funtek Cinematography: Sofian El Fani || Editing by: Albertine Lastera, Camille Toubkis || Country: France || Language: French Running Time: 179 minutes The 2013 … Continue reading

‘Amour’ (2012): Review

Directed by: Michael Haneke || Produced by: Margaret Menegoz, Stefan Arndt, Veit Heiduschka, Michael Katz Written by: Michael Haneke || Starring: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isabelle Huppert Cinematography by: Darius Khondji || Editing by: Monika Willi || Country: Austria, France, Germany || Language: French Running Time: 127 minutes 2012’s token French Best Picture-nominee, Amour, is vintage … Continue reading