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Laurent Achard – Plus qu’hier, moins que demain AKA More Than Yesterday (1998)

A young woman’s return home brings up troubles from the past, while her teenage sister is anxious for the future. Read More »

Laurent Achard – Dernière séance AKA Last Screening (2011)

Sylvain (Pascal Cervo) is the mild-mannered projectionist at Cinéma Empire, a single-screen art house and repertory theater that is scheduled to close in a few days. In complete denial of the cinema’s impending demise, Sylvain carries on with business as usual, screening Jean Renoir’s French Cancan (1954) twice a day for the theater’s few remaining customers. Read More »

Laurent Achard – Le dernier des fous AKA The Last of the Crazy People (2006)

Based on the 1967 novel by Canadian author Timothy Findley, THE LAST OF THE CRAZY PEOPLE is a French naturalist drama from director Laurent Achard. Martin is a young boy growing up in a family on the brink of collapse, the story is presented from his perspective as he passively watches it slowly crumble around him. Read More »