Synonyms (2019)

NADAV LAPID Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5 Original Title: Synonymes France/Israel/Germany, 2019. SBS Films, Pie Films, Arte France Cinema, L’Aide aux Cinemas du Monde, Centre National du Cinema et de L’Image Animee, Institut Francais, ARTE, WDR / Arte, Filmforderungsanstalt, Komplizen Film. Screenplay by Nadav Lapid, Haim Lapid. Cinematography by Shai Goldman. Produced by Said…

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The Girl On The Train (2009)

ANDRE TECHINE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB. Original Title: La fille du RER France, 2009.  Union Generale Cinematographique, SBS Films, France 2 Cinema, Soficinéma 5, Sofica UGC 1, Canal+, TPS Star, Centre National du Cinema et de L’Image Animee.  Screenplay by André Téchiné, Odile Barski, Jean-Marie Besset, based on the play by Jean-Marie Besset. …

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Bacurau (2019)

JULIANO DORNELLES, KLEBER MENDONCA FILHO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB Brazil/France, 2019.  Ancine, Arte France Cinema, CNC Aide aux cinémas du monde – Institut Français, CinemaScópio Produções, Globo Filmes, Globosat / Telecine, SBS Films, Símio Filmes.  Screenplay by Kleber Mendonça Filho, Juliano Dornelles.   Cinematography by Pedro Sotero.   Produced by Said Ben Said, Michel Merkt. …

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Frankie (2019)

IRA SACHS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  France/Portugal, 2019.  SBS Productions, O Som e a Furia, Beluga Tree, Proximus, ICA Minority Portuguese Co-Production Fund, Centre National De La Cinematographie, ICA French-Portuguese Co-Production Fund, Le Tax Shelter du Gouvernement Federal de Belgique.  Screenplay by Ira Sachs, Mauricio Zacharias.  Cinematography by Rui Pocas.  Produced by Said…

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Elle (2016)

PAUL VERHOEVEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  France/Germany/Belgium, 2016.  SBS Productions, Twenty Twenty Vision Filmproduktion GmbH, France 2 Cinema, Entre Chien et Loup, Canal+, France Televisions, Orange Cinema Series, Casa Kafka Pictures, Casa Kafka Pictures Movie Tax Shelter Empowered by Belfius, Centre National De La Cinematographie, Filmforderungsanstalt, Le Tax Shelter du Gouvernement Federal de Belgique.  Screenplay by…

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Maps To The Stars (2014)

DAVID CRONENBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Canada/USA/Germany/France, 2014.  Prospero Pictures, Sentient Entertainment, SBS Productions, Integral Film.  Screenplay by Bruce Wagner.  Cinematography by Peter Suschitzky. Produced by Said Ben Said, Martin Kartz, Michel Merkt.  Music by Howard Shore.  Production Design by Carol Spier.  Costume Design by Denise Cronenberg.  Film Editing by Ronald Sanders.  Cannes Film Festival 2014.  Golden Globe Awards 2014.  Toronto International Film Festival 2014.   In…

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Love Crime (2010)

ALAIN CORNEAU Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Original title:  Crime D’Amour Alternate title:  Crime Of Passion France, 2010.  SBS Films, France 2 Cinema, Divali Films, Sofica UGC 1, Canal+, CineCinema, France Télévision, Invictus Films.  Screenplay by Alain Corneau, Natalie Carter. Cinematography by Yves Angelo.  Produced by Said Ben Said, Alexander Emmert.  Music by Pharoah Sanders.  Production Design by Katia Wyszkop.  Costume Design by Khadija Zeggai.  Film Editing…

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Carnage

ROMAN POLANSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB Roman Polanski is capable of making some pretty impressive, epic level masterpieces (Tess, The Pianist), but is equally adept when it comes time to scale it down and tighten the screws. In this case it is a film adaptation of Yasmina Reza’s play Le Dieu Du Carnage, a…

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