The Returned (Les Revenants)

What would you do if the dead came back to life? Act like nothing happened? Freak out and run for the hills? Top yourself before the going gets too tough? But what if the walking dead were your loved ones, and looked exactly as they did when you saw them last? That is pretty much the premise of French TV drama The Returned (Les Revenants) which came … Continue reading The Returned (Les Revenants)

7 Days

French-Canadian horror 7 Days is torture porn at its most graphic, yet is stunningly well shot. With, for once, a decent story that almost justifies the violence, 7 Days demonstrates some pretty intelligent filmmaking. When his eight year old daughter is brutally raped and murdered while out delivering invitations to her birthday party, Dr Bruno Hamel goes to great lengths to kidnap her murderer from prison and torture him to make … Continue reading 7 Days

Rust and Bone

rust-and-bone-3‘Rust and Bone’ is a deeply emotional yet beautiful drama, in which a woman loses her legs in an accident at work and slowly falls in love with a professional fighter who’s been put in charge of his five year old son.

 

 

 

 

 

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Tomboy Review

A 10 year old girl, settling into her new neighborhood outside Paris, is mistaken for a boy and decides to live up to this new identity.

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