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Hidden (Cache) (2005) 10th anniversary review

SPOILER WARNING! This review gives away plot twists.

« I wanted you to be present…. »

A man invites another to his shabby apartment. A man with whom he shares a dark secret from the past. 416 mots de plus


Un Cœur en Hiver (A Heart in Winter)

A cruel seduction, or just a man afraid, crippled by his inability to be in love? Violin craftsman Stéphane (Daniel Auteuil) finds himself attracted to Camille (Emmanuelle Béart), the girlfriend of his friend and business partner, Maxime (André Dussollier). 388 mots de plus

French Cinema


Patrice Chereau directs and co-writes this historical French epic melodrama.

Based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas and set in Paris in 1572, this tells the story of real characters and events during the reign of Charles IX, specifically the powerplay between the Catholics (the monarchy) and the protestants (the Huguenots). 249 mots de plus


The Lost Son (1999)

I finally watched The Lost Son after lengthy procrastination. My hesitation was due to the film’s topic: child sex trafficking. Not my idea of how to unwind on a Friday evening. 1 235 mots de plus

Ciarán Hinds

Hidden (2005), Michael Haneke

A multi-layered parable dressed as a thriller, Michael Haneke’s 2005 Hidden, delves into the historical subconscious of the European colonizer, swims at the bottom of media manipulation, and when it comes up for air, with blood in its teeth, it does not offer any answers. 828 mots de plus