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For better, for worse

What happens when a decades-old love story is wrecked by aging, ill heath and dementia? It is the subject of Michael Haneke's heart-breaking film, Amour. It won the Palme D’Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival and it comes out this week in France. Then off to Paris suburbs, home to more and more prestigious art galleries in search of space. And the former drummer of British pop band Razorlight strikes out on his own. Andy Burrows plays live from his new solo album, Company.

By Genie GODULA

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2017-01-13 culture

Posy Simmonds: 'French women have good handbags, English women have udders'

She's known for sending up the country set, London literary types and everyone in between: no British stereotype escapes the satirical pen of Posy Simmonds.

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2017-01-16 culture

Music producer Uppermost: From the courthouse to the club

Law student turned electronic music sensation Uppermost has remixed Daft Punk, Rihanna and Adele. The French-Iranian producer takes us back to where it all started on his new...

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2017-01-10 culture

Lauren Groff: Fates, Furies and finding inspiration in France

Barack Obama named "Fates and Furies" his book of the year in 2015, much to the delight of its author Lauren Groff. The novel follows a couple, Mathilde and Lotto, from love at...

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2017-01-12 culture

Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone strive to make it in 'La La Land'

Director Damien Chazelle's tribute to the golden age of Hollywood recounts the trials and tribulations of making it in Tinseltown today, all to a toe-tapping soundtrack. FRANCE...

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2017-01-11 culture

Film show: 'The Great Wall', 'Born to be Blue' and 'The Last Face'

Sino-American epic "The Great Wall" transports us to 12th century China as Matt Damon plays a mercenary on the hunt for gunpowder. Film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us why this...

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