There are few cities that throw up as much dramatic inspiration as Paris. In Israel Horovitz’s My Old Lady, it is a quirk of real estate that is the source of complication between generations. Kevin Kline plays Mathias Gold, an American whose estranged father, upon his death, has seemingly passed onto him a house in Central Paris. It would will make him […]Read more ›
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It certainly was the best of times for Charles Dickens but it was undoubtedly the worst of times for others. In his second film as director, Ralph Fiennes has conjured up a film of depth, elegance and meticulous design. Set in the 1850’s, The Invisible Woman follows the story of Ellen Ternan (Felicity Jones), a young actress who begins a […]Read more ›
Damien Hauer (an unkempt Jean-Pierre Bacri) is a down-trodden Parisian professor whose relationship with long-time companion and playwright Iva (Kristin Scott-Thomas) is falling apart. While Iva is getting close to her leading man at rehearsals, Damien has a growing attachment of his own to a young woman he knows from his bookshop, the shy but affable Aurore (Isabelle Carre). Typically […]Read more ›
Ethan Hawke stars as Tom, a creepy American university professor who arrives in Paris to stalk his ex-wife and young daughter. His wife calls the police and he absconds, encountering subsequent bad luck and winding up broke in a dive of a hotel run by seedy, criminal seeming people.Read more ›