Tag Archives: Léa Seydoux

Jessica Hausner – Lourdes (2009)

Quote:
In order to escape her isolation, wheelchair-bound Christine makes a life changing journey to Lourdes, the iconic site of pilgrimage in the Pyrenees Mountains. Read More »

Rebecca Zlotowski – Belle épine (2010)

After the death of her mother, 17-year-old Prudence finds herself living alone in her Paris apartment. Then she meets Maryline, a rebel of her own age, who introduces her to the thrills of motorcycle racing on the biker circuit at Rungis. Prudence’s newfound lease of freedom becomes complicated when she falls for a boy Franck who wastes no time in taking advantage of her naivety… Read More »

Xavier Dolan – Juste la fin du monde AKA It’s Only the End of the World (2016) (HD)

Synopsis:
Louis, a terminally ill writer, returns home after a long absence to tell his family that he is dying. Read More »

Benoît Jacquot – Les adieux à la reine AKA Farewell, My Queen (2012)

Synopsis:
In July 1789, the French Revolution is rumbling. Far from the turmoil, at the Château de Versailles, King Louis XVI, Queen Marie-Antoinette and their courtiers keep on living their usual carefree lives. But when the news of the storming of the Bastille reaches them, panic sets in and most of the aristocrats and their servants desert the sinking ship, leaving the Royal Family practically alone. Which is not the case of Sidonie Laborde, the Queen’s reader, a young woman, entirely devoted to her mistress; she will not give her up under any circumstances. What Sidonie does not know yet is that these are the last three days she will spend in the company of her beloved Queen… Read More »