A bland, unfunny Gallic/English stew.
The debut feature from clapper loader-turned director Jackie Oudney, French Film is a trifling romantic comedy which lacks two vital ingredients: passion and wit.The screenplay by Aschlin Ditta is obviously intended as a parody on French art...
An interesting reworking of a Jane Austen novel, with a standout performance by Frances McDormand.
As with many of Austen`s heroines Fanny is constrained by her family`s economic status - her mother married for love and now lives in parlous circumstances in Portsmouth with her many children and less than inspiring husband. Which is why Fanny...
It's 17th century London. Ned Kynaston  (played by Billy Crudup) is at the top of his craft, for his portrayal of the great heroines of the English stage. Women are forbidden by law to act but Ned's dresser, Maria (Claire Danes) hides a secret...