Maurice Pialat’s A Nos Amours is a movie masterpiece about the violence that comes from being a teenager.
A prodigal son relinquishes the jet set to run his ailing father’s vineyard in this lacklustre comedy-drama.
The French master’s work mirrors today’s climate of social anxiety, as revealed in a recent retrospective.
French undersea explorer and educator Jacques Cousteau is the subject of the middling, unofficial biopic.
By Josh Howey
François Cluzet enters the shady world of phone tapping in this old school French thriller.
The great Jean-Pierre Leaud is at his comi-tragic best in this humanist portrait of a dying monarch.
There’s magic in every stop-motion frame of this miniature gem from Claude Barras and Céline Sciamma.
This delectable French coming-of-age farce is powered by a stunning central performance from actor Laetitia Dosch.
A light but ultimately unnecessary recreation of Jean-Luc Godard’s late ’60s from director Michel Hazanavicius.
Robin Campillo’s rousing dramatisation of ’90s AIDS activism in France is a sure-fire Palme d’Or contender.
Another quietly astounding monochrome miniature on love and other demons from the great French director Philippe Garrel.
The art of flirting and flirting as art are the subjects of this extraordinary romcom from Claire Denis.
A sultry and sensational performance from Jeanne Balibar fuels Mathieu Amalric’s experimental music biopic.
Katell Quillévere, director of the wonderful Heal the Living, reveals her tactics.
Katell Quillévéré’s extraordinary third feature follows the journey of a human heart from one body into another.
Claude Barras’ stop-motion gem is being released in both subtitled and dubbed versions.
By Matt Thrift
The director has been producing casual masterpieces since 1964.