Inspector Bellamy (2009)

CLAUDE CHABROL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB Original Title: Bellamy France, 2009. Alicéléo, France 2 Cinema, DD Productions, Région Languedoc-Roussillon, Centre National du Cinema et de L’Image Animee, Sofica Europacorp, Sofica Valor 7, Canal+, CineCinema, Alicéléo Cinéma. Screenplay by Claude Chabrol, Odile Barski. Cinematography by Eduardo Serra. Produced by Patrick Godeau. Music by Matthieu…

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India Song (1975)

MARGUERITE DURAS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5 France, 1975. Sunchild Productions, Les Films Armorial. Screenplay by Marguerite Duras. Cinematography by Bruno Nuytten. Produced by Simon Damiani, André Valio-Cavaglione. Music by Carlos D’Alessio. Film Editing by Solange Leprince. Probably the best known of Marguerite Duras’ directorial efforts, this photographically pristine film will frustrate all but…

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Be Pretty And Shut Up (1981)

DELPHINE SEYRIG Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB Original Title: Sois belle et tais-toi! France, 1981. Cinematography by Carole Roussopoulos. Produced by Delphine Seyrig. Film Editing by Carole Roussopoulos, Ioana Wieder. Actress Delphine Seyrig formed the “Les Insoumuses” (the “Disobedient Muses”) collective with filmmakers Carole Roussopoulos and Ioana Wieder after meeting at a video editing…

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Autour De Jeanne Dielman (1975)

SAMI FREY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB France, 1975. Cinematography by Sami Frey. Film Editing by Chantal Akerman, Sami Frey. This is a must-see for fans of either director Chantal Akerman or actress Delphine Seyrig, an intimate and detailed look at their working process while creating Akerman’s 1975 masterpiece Jeanne Dielman 23 Quai Du…

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Golden Eighties (1986)

CHANTAL AKERMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB Belgium/France/Switzerland, 1986. La Cecilia, Paradise Films, Limbo Film AG, Ministere de la Culture, Centre du Cinéma et de l’Audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles.  Screenplay by Pascal Bonitzer, Henry Bean, Chantal Akerman, Jean Gruault, Leora Barish. Cinematography by Gilberto Azevedo. Produced by Martine Marignac. Music by Marc Hérouet….

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Seven Women, Seven Sins (1986)

CHANTAL AKERMAN, MAXI COHEN, VALIE EXPORT, LAURENCE GAVRON, BETTE GORDON, ULRIKE OTTINGER, HELKE SANDER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB France/Austria/Belgium/West Germany/USA, 1986. Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen. Screenplay by Chantal Akerman, Maxi Cohen, Valie Export, Laurence Gavron, Bette Gordon, Ulrike Ottinger, Helke Sander. Cinematography by Ulrike Ottinger. Produced by Maxi Cohen, Maya Faber-Jansen, Brigitte Kramer. Costume…

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From The East (1993)

CHANTAL AKERMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB Original Title: D’Est Belgium/France/Portugal, 1993. Lieurac Productions, Paradise Films, Radiotelevisão Portuguesa, La Sept-Arte, Centre de l’Audiovisuel à Bruxelles, Radio Television Belge Francophone, Centre du Cinéma et de l’Audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, Loterie Nationale de Belgique, Fonds Eurimages du Conseil de l’Europe. Screenplay by Chantal Akerman. Cinematography…

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Gebo and the Shadow (2012)

MANOEL DE OLIVEIRA Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5 Original Title: Gebo et l’ombre France/Portugal, 2012. Instituto do Cinema e do Audiovisual, O Som e a Furia, Centre National du Cinema et de L’Image Animee, MACT Productions, Canal+, Cine+, La Région Île-de-France, Radiotelevisão Portuguesa. Screenplay by Manoel de Oliveira, based on the play by Raul…

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Goliath and the Dragon (1960)

VITTORIO COTTAFAVI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB Original Title: La vendetta di Ercole Alternate Title: The Revenge of Hercules Italy/France, 1960. Achille Piazzi Produzioni Cinematografica, Produzione Gianni Fuchs, Comptoir Français du Film Production. Story by Marcello Baldi, Nicolò Ferrari, Screenplay by Marcello Baldi, Nicolò Ferrari, Duccio Tessari, Mario Ferrari. Cinematography by Mario Montuori. Produced…

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Down There (2006)

CHANTAL AKERMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5 Original Title: Là-bas Belgium/France, 2006. Audiovisuel Multimedia International Production, Paradise Films, Le Fresnoy Studio National des Arts Contemporains, Chemah I.S.. Screenplay by Chantal Akerman. Cinematography by Chantal Akerman, Robert Fenz. Produced by Xavier Carniaux, Marilyn Watelet. Film Editing by Claire Atherton. Chantal Akerman continues in her attempt…

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From The Other Side (2002)

CHANTAL AKERMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB Original Title: De l’autre côté France/Belgium/Australia/Finland, 2002. Arte France Cinema, Audiovisuel Multimedia International Production, Carré-Noir RTBF, Chemah I.S., Paradise Films, Special Broadcasting Service, Yleisradio. Screenplay by Chantal Akerman. Cinematography by Chantal Akerman, Robert Fenz, Rémon Fromont. Produced by Xavier Carniaux, Brigitte De Villepoix, Thierry Garrel, Elisabeth Marliangeas,…

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South (1999)

CHANTAL AKERMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5 Original Title: Sud France/Belgium, 1999. Audiovisuel Multimedia International Production, Carré Noir, Chemah I.S., Institut National de L’Audiovisuel, La Sept-Arte, Paradise Films, Radio Television Belge Francophone, Yleisradio. Screenplay by Chantal Akerman. Cinematography by Rémon Fromont. Produced by Xavier Carniaux. Film Editing by Claire Atherton. Chantal Akerman was developing…

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