♦ Men ***
by Lucas Belvaux
Franco-Belgian film, 1 h 41
Lucas Belvaux signs a very beautiful adaptation of the novel by Laurent Mauvignier on the traces left by the Algerian conflict in the memory of the conscripts. The film mixes the voices of yesterday with those of today to better underline the individual sufferings of a war that did not want to speak its name.
“READ THE REVIEW:” Men “, war after war
“INTERVIEW: Lucas Belvaux:” I wanted to bring a more peaceful outlook on the Algerian war “
♦ Little mom ***
by Céline Sciamma
French film, 1 h 12
Which children were our parents? wonders Céline Sciamma in this small jewel of purity and delicacy, which is adorned with the finery of the tale to evoke with sensitivity the mourning, the transmission and the loneliness of the only child.
“READ THE REVIEW:” Little Mum “, a journey through childhood time
♦ The seminarians **
by Ivan Ostrochovsky
Slovak movie, 1 h 18
In communist Czechoslovakia in the early 1980s, two theology students had to choose between submission to the regime and being faithful to their convictions.
“READ THE CRITIQUE:” The seminarians “, faith put to the test
♦ Villa Caprice **
by Bernard Stora
French film, 1 h 43
For his fifth film as director, screenwriter Bernard Stora signs a brilliant psychological thriller, served by two sharp actors, Niels Arestrup and Patrick Bruel.
“READ THE REVIEW:” Villa Caprice “, checkmate on the Riviera
♦ Suzanna Andler *
by Benoît Jacquot
French film, 1 h 31
The director transposes a play that the writer has disowned, rightly one is tempted to think, with Charlotte Gainsbourg and Niels Schneider.
“READ THE REVIEW:” Suzanna Andler “, when Benoît Jacquot adapts Marguerite Duras
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