Tag Archives: Grenouille d’Hiver

Festival du Film Francophone d’Angoulême 2017

The Film Francophone d’Angoulême represents everything I love about French cinema. A cinema which focuses on characters unafraid of their reactions, and endings determined by their emotional truth, rather than a neat moral tidy-up. French cinema is considered by some to … Continue reading

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Paris meets Japan: the Price of Liberty

Troubled love on a melancholy Seine, angst on open boulevards, and the clashing of enquiring minds in cafes: for decades French film-makers have shown us Paris through the lives of its inhabitants. Parisiennes is different because it shows us the … Continue reading

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Grenouille d’Hiver (Winter Frog)

Gérard Depardieu is a grey, sad viticulturist, and Eriko Takeda disturbs the tombs in his eyes … Continue reading

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