Romain Duris is a French – and SBS – treasure. See why in this stunner from Jacques Audiard ('A Prophet').
It’s a good remake Remakes are like the weather: they happen whether we like it or not. Sometimes the experience is filthy. Occasionally they can be wonderful. Case in point: The Beat That My Heart Skipped. It derives from James Toback’s F...
Change of pace suits Tavernier.
In this rascally comedy from, all people, veteran filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier, famed French comic star Thierry Lhermitte (The Closet) enters every scene at warp speed. He’s got a twinkle in the eye and the kind of face that a practiced political...
A frenetic and adrenalin-fueled ride.
Romain Duris stars as Tom, a foot soldier in his father's real-estate business. It's a tough job collecting back rents and evicting squatters. His late mother was a virtuoso pianist, and Tom might have followed in her footsteps, but hasn't played...
High-class attempt never takes off.
MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: Viewers wanting to avoid learning the ending of this downer of a Belgian family drama would be best advised to avoid reading the synopsis on the Melbourne Film Festival website. The first sentence is a plot ...