As the Cannes Film festival nears its end, two films were presented in competition Thursday evening, both leaving the audience divided. The films question traditional values of family and love, and paint a sombre picture of contemporary life.
'La frontière de l'aube' ('The Dawn Shore'): Philippe Garrel
After introducing “Les Amants Réguliers” (“Regular Lovers”) in 2005, French director Philippe Garrel graced the red carpet at
One cannot help retain the splendid black and white photography of the film, reminiscent of Swedish director Ingmar Bergman's work with celebrated photographer Sven Nykvist. However, technical brilliance aside, the torment that Garrel tries to create with his heavy mise en scène seems a little forced.
What’s wrong with French cinema?
After the screening, conversations centred around the same subject - what is wrong with French cinema today? The last time
While scratching's one head on the answer,
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Date created : 2008-05-23