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A powerful look at the passion of revolutionary fervour.
Gilles (Clement Metayer) has a tall, slight, slender physique worthy of a rock star. He’s got a mop of dark hair coiffed like Sticky Fingers period Keith Richards. Gilles doesn’t talk much, but he believes in direct action. At 17 he’s an aspiring...
Cryptic drama keeps Denis on top.
Claire Denis is the greatest filmmaker currently working
Limp romance drama has little chemistry between leads.
FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL: The passionate, romanticised longing one feels for that very first sexual partner is mired in pretense and artifice in Mia Hansen-Løve’s groaningly slow Goodbye First Love.