Let The Sunshine In (2017)

CLAIRE DENIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.   Original title:  Un beau soleil intérieur France/Belgium, 2017.  Curiosa Films, FD Production, Ad Vitam Production, Versus Production, Centre National de la Cinématographie, OCS, La Banque Postale Image 10, Arte/Cofinova 11, Le Tax Shelter du Gouvernement Fédéral de Belgique, Cinémage 10.  Screenplay by Christine Angot, Claire Denis, based on the book…

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Villa Amalia (2009)

BENOIT JACQUOT Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5. France/Switzerland, 2009.  Rectangle Productions, EuropaCorp, Point Prod, France 2 Cinéma, Télévision Suisse-Romande, France 2, Canal+, CinéCinéma, Sofica Europacorp, Cinémage 3, Centre National de la Cinématographie, Région Ile-de-France, Procirep, Angoa-Agicoa, La Commission du Film en Bretagne.  Screenplay by Benoit Jacquot, in collaboration with Julien Boivent, based on the novel by…

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Farewell, My Queen (2012)

BENOIT JACQUOT Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB. Original title:  Les Adieux A La Reine France/Spain, 2012.  GMT Productions, Les Films du Lendemain, France 3 Cinéma, Morena Films, Canal+, Euro Media France, Ciné+, Invest Image, Région Ile-de-France, La Banque Postale Images 5, Soficinéma 7, Palatine Étoile 9, France Télévision, Angoa, Instituto de la Cinematografía y de las Artes…

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Night Wind (1999)

PHILIPPE GARREL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.   Original title:  Le Vent De La Nuit France/Italy/Switzerland, 1999.  Classic, Les Films Alain Sarde, Vega Film, Why Not Productions.  Script by Philippe Garrel, Dialogue by Philippe Garrel, Arlette Langmann, Marc Cholodenko, Xavier Beauvois.  Cinematography by Caroline Champetier.  Produced by Pascal Caucheteux, Alain Sarde.  Music by John Cale.  Production Design by Mathieu Menut.  Costume Design by Elisabeth Tavernier.  Film Editing…

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Ponette (1996)

JACQUES DOILLON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  France, 1996.  Les Films Alain Sarde, Rhône-Alpes Cinéma, Centre Européen Cinématographique Rhône-Alpes, Centre National de la Cinématographie, Canal+.  Screenplay by Jacques Doillon, collaboration with Brune Compagnon.  Cinematography by Caroline Champetier.  Venice Film Festival 1996.   A little girl (Victoire Thivisol, who at the age of four won the Best Actress Award at…

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Of Gods And Men

BBBB (out of 5) Original title:  Des Hommes Et Des Dieux This heartbreaking true story examines a group of French monks living in a monastery in an Algerian village. They have been aiding the villagers for years and, at the point that the film begins, find themselves concerned about the threat of rebel forces coming to…

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