Tag Archive for ‘france’

Enlightenment about oneself is tough to come by!

Venus in Fur(2013)

Dir.:Roman Polanski Closing film – Cannes Film Festival Compared to Venus in Fur, Polaski’s own life is far more dramatic.In fact if he faithfully filmed his own autobiography the audience may balk at the madness of his existence.His long pending… Read More ›


Before Midnight(2013)

Dir.:Richard Linklater This is one smart film.Even after being a fan of Before Sunset and Before Sunrise one cannot help being captivated by the chemistry between Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke all over again, these two actors are very good… Read More ›

Francisco Goya's Witches in Air, 1798 Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain

Trance (2013)

Dir.:Danny Boyle Rembrandt’s Sea of Galilee, Caravaggio’s Nativity, Vermeer’s The Concert,Modigliani’s Woman with a Fan.What do these famous paintings have in common? They were all stolen and are out of sight but their beauty is still with us and fans… Read More ›

The king and his handler.

A Royal Affair(2012), Denmark

A Royal Affair(2012) En kongelig affære (original Danish title) Dir:Nikolaj Arcel A Royal Affair is a film all dressed up with nowhere exciting to go.With its ravishing beauty, its perfect costumes, it’s almost unreal cinematography that evoke the sublime Barry… Read More ›

Ali takes Stephanie for a swim.

Rust And Bone

Rust and Bone(Original French Title : De rouille et d’os) Dir:Jacques Audiard Rust and Bone is gritty film mostly about “them”.I mean that vast swathe of humanity that we co-exist with without taking much notice.They exist to make the world… Read More ›

Music can illuminate a life.


Amour(Love) Dir:Michael Haneke Winner: Plame d’Or,Cannes Film Festival 2012, Winner Best Actor,Best Actress,Best Director-European Film Awards 2012 Nominated: Golden Globe-Best Foreign Picture,Austrias Official Entry to the Oscars 2013 I visited my grandmother recently.She lives in Kolkata, staying in rotation with… Read More ›


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