Nathalie Granger (1972)

MARGUERITE DURAS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  France, 1972.  Moullet et Cie.  Screenplay by Marguerite Duras.  Cinematography by Ghislain Cloquet.  Film Editing by Nicole Lubtchansky. Marguerite Duras loved to challenge an audience, rarely doing so more formidably than with this highly experimental voyage into pure art cinema.  Jeanne Moreau and Lucia Bosé live in…

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Moderato Cantabile (1960)

PETER BROOK Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  Alternate title:  Seven Days… Seven Nights France/Italy, 1960.  Documento Film, Iéna Productions.  Screenplay by Marguerite Duras, Gérard Jarlot, based on the novel by Marguerite Duras.  Cinematography by Armand Thirard.  Produced by Raoul Levy.  Production Design by Robert André.  Film Editing by Albert Jurgenson. In a small, rainy hamlet…

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Hiroshima, Mon Amour (1959)

ALAIN RESNAIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  France/Japan, 1959.  Argos Films, Como Films, Daiei Studios, Pathé Entertainment, Pathé Overseas.  Screenplay by Marguerite Duras.  Cinematography by Michio Takahashi, Sacha Vierny.  Produced by Anatole Dauman, Samy Halfon.  Music by Georges Delerue, Giovanni Fusco.  Production Design by Minoru Esaka, Mayo, Petri, Lucilla Mussini.  Costume Design by Gerard Collery.  Film Editing by Henri Colpi, Jasmine Chasney, Anne Sarraute.  …

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The Sea Wall (2008)

RITHY PANH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Original title:  Un Barrage Contre Le Pacifique France/Cambodia/Belgium, 2008.  Catherine Dussart Productions, Studio 37, France 2 Cinéma, Scope Pictures, Canal+, CinéCinéma, France 2, Bophana Production, Centre National de la Cinématographie, La Banque postale Image, Films Distribution, Sofica Soficinéma 4, Le Tax Shelter du Gouvernement Fédéral de Belgique, MEDIA Programme of…

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The Lover (1992)

JEAN-JACQUES ANNAUD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  Original title:  L’Amant France/United Kingdom/Vietnam, 1992.  Films A2, Grai Phang Film Studio, Renn Productions, Timothy Burrill Productions.  Screenplay by Gerard Brach, Jean-Jacques Annaud, based on the novel by Marguerite Duras.  Cinematography by Robert Fraisse.  Produced by Claude Berri.  Music by Gabriel Yared.  Production Design by Hoang Thanh At.  Costume Design by Yvonne Sassinot de Nesle.  Film Editing…

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