Tag Archives: Yvan Attal

Lucas Belvaux – 38 témoins AKA One Night (2012)


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A brutal murder in Le Havre: 38 people must have noticed, but say they heard or saw nothing. A claustrophobic, moving, beautifully shot film with a strong cast including Yvan Attal, Sophie Quinton and Nicole Garcia. A clear picture of what fear and shame do to people.

Outside an apartment complex in the French port city of Le Havre, a female student is gruesomely murdered in the middle of the night. The complex’s 38 inhabitants say they heard or saw nothing. Until one of them, the introverted pilot Pierre (Yvan Attal), decides to break the silence. He admits to the police that he was awakened by a desperate, primeval cry. A cry that cannot have escaped his neighbours’ attention. Read More »

Michael Winterbottom – With or Without You (1999)

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Rosie and Vincent know each other for ten years, and are married for five. She doesn’t like
her job, he isn’t too pleased working with her dad. They’re trying to have a baby. One
morning Benoit, a Frenchman and former pen pal of Rosie, whom she never met, comes to
visit. Did Rosie love him? Does she love him now?
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