François Ozon's loose adaptation of Ernst Lubitsch's 'Broken Lullaby' is a tender, involving love story set in post-World War I Europe.
TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: A bit of melancholy intrigue opens Frantz, François Ozon’s satisfying, well-turned World War I melodrama, a loose adaptation of Ernst Lubitsch’s little-known 1932 film Broken Lullaby. Visiting the grave of her...
Love cuts deep in chic biopic.
This stylish and intimate biopic is ravishingly beautiful. The actors, the clothes, the music and the cinematography conspire to convince us that Yves Saint Laurent was right: beauty is everything, and the world exists merely to inspire it. But...
Cougar comedy shows maturity
FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL: This is a cougar comedy and it’s a real pussy cat. It’s fluffy. It’s sweet. It whips by in no time. There were moments where I thought its tiny satirical claws might even leave a scratch. Instead it merely wants to curl in t...