Tag Archives: André Marcon

Jacques Rivette – Jeanne la Pucelle II – Les prisons AKA Joan the Maid 2: The Prisons [Uncut] (1994)

‘The Prisons’ continues with Jeanne (Sandrine Bonnaire) leading her countrymen in victorious assaults on the English army. But when she is finally captured and put on trial, she finds both her life and the sanctity of her body at stake. Read More »

Christine Pascal – Zanzibar (1989)

A French drama around cinema centered around the cinema, love and sexual passion and how it may be translated to film. Read More »

Alain Tanner – Requiem (1998)

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Description: Paul, the narrator, has a rendezvous at noon on a sweltering Sunday. The person he has invited is none other than the great Portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa… who is no longer among the living. It leads to a whole series of encounters between living Lisboans… and phantoms of the past, as the barriers of conventional time fall away to allow the people of today and yesterday to meet and communicate. Read More »