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January 24: Happy Birthday Daniel Auteuil and John Belushi

Daniel Auteuil, one of the leading stars of French cinema for nearly 40 years, is turning 67 today.  He is a twelve-time nominee for the Cesar Award for Best Actor, winning twice.  1 083 mots de plus

Celebrity Birthdays

French film -KALINKA - released on dvd

French accountant André (Daniel Auteuil) is struggling for justice following the death of his daughter Kalinka at the hands of her stepfather. 38 mots de plus

French Cinema

52nd Chicago International Film Festival Screening #6: "The Confessions" (Italy)

« The Confessions » (Italy)
Directed by Roberto Ando

Rarely has a movie of such big ideas  been told in such a small way. This brilliant and sumptuously shot dark-comedy, tackles no less of an issue than worldwide income inequality and G8-induced austerity measures. 337 mots de plus

Film Review

Caché (2005)

Caché is a film about an upper-class Parisian family whose lives change dramatically when they start receiving a series of mysterious tapes at their front door. 1 075 mots de plus


Caché - the hidden truths that destroy lives

Caché (Hidden) directed by Michael Haneke (France, 2005)

On 17th October 1961, the French National Police, following orders  from the head of the Parisian police force, Maurice Papon,  attacked a peaceful demonstration of around 30,000 pro-National Liberation Front (FLN) Algerians. 514 mots de plus


Movies My Parents Wanted Me To See: Cache

Cache” was written and directed by Michael Haneke who made “Funny Games” (both the original and the remake), “The White Ribbon” and “Amour.” My parents gave me the DVD to this film as a Christmas present, and I went ahead and watched it before going out to see the “Funny Games” remake in theaters. 902 mots de plus