In The Courtyard (2014)

PIERRE SALVADORI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5 Original Title: Dans La Cour France, 2014.  Les Films Pelléas, France 2 Cinema, Delta Cinéma, Tovo Films, Canal+, Cine+, France Televisions, Soficinéma 9, Cinémage 7, La Banque Postale Image 6, Cinémage 5 Développement, Procirep, Angoa-Agicoa, MEDIA Programme of the European Union.   Screenplay by Pierre Salvadori, David Léotard,…

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Elles (2011)

MALGORZATA SZUMOWSKA Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5. France/Poland/Germany, 2011.  Slot Machine, Zentropa International Poland, Zentropa International Koln, Canal+ Polska, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen, Shot – Szumowski, Liberator Productions, Polish Film Institute, Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutscher Filmforderfonds, MEDIA Programme of the European Union, Procirep, Angoa-Agicoa, Haut et Court, Memento Films International, Potemkine Films, Kino Swiat, Cofinova 7,…

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Custody (2017)

XAVIER LEGRAND Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  Original Title:  Jusqu’à la garde France, 2017.  K.G. Productions, France 3 Cinema, Centre National du Cinema et de L’Image Animee, Canal+, Ciné+, France Televisions, Région Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Haut et Court, Procirep.  Screenplay by Xavier Legrand.  Cinematography by Nathalie Durand.  Produced by Alexandre Gavras.  Music by Thibault Deboaisne.  Production Design…

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The Man Who Laughs (2012)

JEAN-PIERRE AMERIS Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.5.  Original title:  L’homme qui rit France/Czech Republic, 2012.  Incognita Films, EuropaCorp, France 3 Cinema, France 2 Cinema, Okko Productions, DD Productions, Hérodiade, France Télévision, Canal+, Cine@, Centre National De La Cinematographie, Procirep.  Screenplay by Jean-Pierre Améris, Guillaume Laurant, based on the novel by Victor Hugo.  Cinematography by Gerard Simon.  Produced by Thomas…

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Bang Gang (A Modern Love Story) (2015)

EVA HUSSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.   Original title:  Bang Gang (une histoire d’amour moderne) France, 2015.  Full House, Canal+, Orange Cinema Series, B Media 2012, B Media Développement, Backup Media, Palatine Etoile 10 Développement, Centre National De La Cinematographie, Région Aquitaine, Département des Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Procirep, Maneki Films.  Screenplay by Eva Husson.  Cinematography by Mattias Troelstrup.  Produced by Laurent Baudens, Didar…

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Divines (2016)

HOUDA BENYAMINA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   France/Qatar, 2016.  Easy Tiger, France 2 Cinema, France Televisions, Centre National De La Cinematographie, Fonds Images de la Diversité, Cofinova 11, Region Ile-de-France, La Fondation Gan pour le Cinéma, Agence Nationale pour la Cohésion Sociale et l’Egalité des Chances, Commission Images de la Diversité, Doha Film Institute, Procirep, Angoa-Agicoa, Netflix.  Screenplay…

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My Golden Days (2015)

ARNAUD DESPLECHIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Original title:  Trois Souvenirs De Ma Jeunesse France, 2015.  Why Not Productions, France 2 Cinema, Canal+, Cine+, France Televisions, Full House, Canal+, Orange Cinema Series, Centre National De La Cinematographie, Pictanovo Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Soficinéma 11, Cinémage 9, Angoa-Agicoa, Procirep.  Scenario and dialogue by Arnaud Desplechin, Julie Peyr, Scenario consultant Nicolas Saada.  Cinematography…

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Mademoiselle Chambon (2009)

STEPHANE BRIZE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.   France, 2009.  TS Productions, F Comme Film, Arte France Cinema, Canal+, TPS Star, Centre National De La Cinematographie, Rézo Films, Sofica Soficinéma 4, Région Provence Côte d’Azur, Procirep, Angoa-Agicoa, MEDIA Programme of the European Union.  Screenplay by Stephane Brize, Florence Vignon, based on the novel by Eric Holder.  Cinematography by Antoine…

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Things To Come (2016)

MIA HANSEN-LOVE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB. Original title:  L’Avenir   France/Germany, 2016.  CG Cinéma, Detailfilm, Arte France Cinema, Rhone-Alpes Cinema, Canal+, Cofinova 12, Cinémage 10, Soficinéma 11 Développement, Centre National De La Cinematographie, Arte France, Filmforderungsanstalt, Procirep.  Screenplay by Mia Hansen-Love.  Cinematography by Denis Lenoir.  Produced by Charles Gillibert.  Production Design by Anna Falgueres.  Costume Design by Rachel Raoult.  Film Editing by…

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The Life Of Jesus (1997)

BRUNO DUMONT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Original title:  La Vie de Jesus France, 1997.  3B Productions, Norfilm, C.R.R.A.V, Centre National De La Cinematographie, Ministère de la Culture de la Republique Française, Canal+, Procirep, La Fondation Gan pour le Cinéma, Région Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Pictanovo Nord-Pas-de-Calais.  Screenplay by Bruno Dumont.  Cinematography by Philippe Van Leeuw.  Produced by Rachid Bouchareb, Jean Brehat.  Music by…

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Around A Small Mountain (2009)

JACQUES RIVETTE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  France/Italy, 2009.   Original title:  36 vues du Pic Saint Loup Pierre Grise Productions, France 2 Cinema, Cinemaundici, Rai Cinema, Alien Produzioni, Canal+, France 2 (FR2), Centre National De La Cinematographie, Région Languedoc-Roussillon, MEDIA Programme of the European Union, Procirep.  Screenplay by Jacques Rivette, Pascal Bonitzer, Christine Laurent, Sergio Castellitto, Shirel Amitay,…

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The Sentinel (1992)

ARNAUD DESPLECHIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  Original title:  La Sentinelle France, 1992.  Why Not Productions, 2001 Audiovisuel, La Sept Cinema, Films A2, Canal+, Investimage 3, Sofiarp, Centre National De La Cinematographie, Procirep.  Original Scenario by Arnaud Desplechin, adaptation by Pascale Ferran, Noémie Lvovsky, Emmanuel Salinger.  Cinematography by Olivier Chambon, Caroline Champetier, Julien Hirsch, Arthur Le Caisne.  Produced by…

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