Séverine Cornamusaz

Séverine Cornamusaz – Cyanure AKA Cyanide (2013)

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Recently released from prison, Joe meets his son Achille for the first time; an explosive encounter for both the gangster and the adolescent. Achille, who lives alone with his mother and dreams of reconciling his parents will discover the real nature of his long time idolized father. Will this vulnerable man with his turbulent history be able to keep the promise he gave to his son, namely never again to be separated from him? Read More »

Séverine Cornamusaz – Coeur animal (2009)

Paul and Rosine live deep and isolated in the craggy, breathtaking Swiss Alps where they have a small dairy farm. The day-to-day work attendant on this rustic if somewhat modernized two-person operation is punishing and relentless. Life is made no easier by the fact that Paul is an emotionally stunted brute. While treating his cows as tenderly as a family pet, he bullies Rosine mercilessly, both physically and verbally. She finds a few moments of pleasure when left alone to milk the cows or shimmy to the radio while making goat cheese—reveries more often than not interrupted by Paul’s crude appetites. Read More »