Writer-director Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) has crafted a Little Women that draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott, and unfolds as the author's alter ego, Jo March, reflects back and forth on her fictional life. In Gerwig's take, the beloved story of the March sisters four young women each determined to live life on their own terms is both timeless and timely.
Jo March reflects back and forth on her life, telling the beloved story of the March sisters - four young women each determined to live life on their own terms.
From Academy Award-winning Director Bernardo Bertolucci comes a tale set in 1968 Paris about a American exhange student Matthew and his tumultuous relationship with French twins, Theo and Isabelle.
17 year old Pierre heads off to spend his summer holidays on the Canary Islands with his parents. However when his father is killed in a car accident the grieving Pierre is left alone with his prostitute mother (Huppert) who along with her partners in crime Rea (Preiss) and Hansi (de Caunes) inducts her son into a world of sexual transgression illicit desire and taboo-busting libertinism... Christophe Honore handles this heady philosophical blend of eroticism spiritualism and m
Clement (Trintignant) is part of a right-wing political movement. Although monied and comfortable he is an active terrorist. Betrayed he grabs his wife Anne (Schneider) and takes refuge in a friend's house while he plots his deadly revenge... As part of the French Nouvelle Vague (New Wave) explosion of young energetic brave and brilliant directors Alain Cavalier fashioned a superb story of love loyalty and betrayal with a backdrop of political upheaval. Scripted by Jean-Paul Ra
An unforgettable celebration of love loss and new beginnings Les Chansons d'Amour is a joyful homage to the French New Wave and Jacques Demy's classic The Umbrellas of Cherbourg. Louis Garrel plays Ismael a young man at the centre of a mnage-a-trois with his long-time girlfriend Julie (Ludivine Sagnier) and his work colleague Alice (Clotilde Hesme). But Ismael is feeling restless and Julie confides in her sister (Chiara Mastroianni) that she is unhappy with the situation; shortly after fate intervenes and profoundly changes the destinies of all concerned. Beautifully photographed on the streets of Paris and featuring songs by acclaimed musician Alex Beaupain - brilliantly sung by the cast - Christophe Honor's beguiling film is a vibrant tale of longing and romance.
Antoine and his friends a group of Parisian students find themselves caught up in the chaotic excitement of May '68 when students and workers almost toppled a government . Plunging into the thick of these clashes we follow this band of disconsolate young men trying to make sense of what happened. As they dust off the soot of the street battles talk replaces action and each of them inches inexorably into a post-'68 life. Friends fall out with each other divisions become exposed and the personal gradually replaces the political. Antoine watches as his group metamorphoses and as he falls in love with a young woman and starts to make new commitments feels himself changing as well.
Natalie Portman and Lily-Rose Depp star in this French drama co-written and directed by Rebecca Zlotowski. The film follows Laura and Kate Barlow (Portman and Depp), two sisters living in 1930s Paris who believe they have the ability to communicate with spirits. After travelling the world conducting sÃ©ances for the rich, the sisters are approached by French film-maker Andre Korben (Emmanuel Salinger) and asked to appear in his latest film which he hopes will save his reputation and his career.
Oscar-winner Marion Cotillard (Ma vie en rose), Mathieu Almaric (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly) and Charlotte Gainsbourg (Antichrist) team up for the latest feature from acclaimed writer-director Arnaud Desplechin (A Christmas Tale). Filmmaker Ismael (Almaric) lives with his wife Sylvia (Gainsbourg) but remains obsessed with his ex-wife (Cotillard), who disappeared 20 years ago and is believed to be dead. When she suddenly reappears, Ismael's life already complicated by a film project he is unable to finish takes a strange turn. Complex, playful and humorous, Ismael's Ghosts is a wonderful showcase for some of French cinema's finest acting talent. LIMITED EDITION CONTENTS: High Definition (1080p) Blu-ray presentation of the Director s Cut and the Theatrical Cut [Limited Edition Exclusive] DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Optional English subtitles Interview with director Arnaud Desplechin Interview with star Marion Cotillard Interview with star Charlotte Gainsbourg Theatrical trailer Reversible sleeve featuring two artworks FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Illustrated collector's booklet featuring new writing on the film by Ginette Vincendeau and Phil Concannon
After splitting up with his girlfriend, a depressed young man moves in with his womanising brother and divorced father in their Paris flat.
Starring Catherine Deneuve and (her real-life daughter) Chiara Mastroianni, this sly and exquisitely romantic musical drama from Christophe Honor (Love Songs, Dans Paris) spans over three decades as it follows a mother and daughter's misadventures in love. In the 60s, Madeleine (Ludivine Sagnier) leaves Paris to re-join her Czech husband Jaromil (Rasha Bukvic) in Prague, but his infidelities and the arrival of Russian tanks in the city lead her back to France.Thirty years later we follow the romance of Madeleine's daughter, Vera, who falls in love with a musician (Paul Scneider) in London who is incapable of devoting himself to her. Meanwhile in Paris, a re-married Madeleine (Deneuve) has rekindled her love affair with Jaromil (Milos Forman). Louis Garrel and Paul Schneider also star in this light-hearted but ultimately moving exploration of the changing nature of relationships, with music by Alex Beaupain (Love Songs).An elegy to femininity and passion with musical outbursts.
Louis (Louis Garrel The Dreamers) A 30-year-old man lives with Claudia (Anna Mouglalis Gainsbourg Coco Chanel and Igor Stravinsky) in a small flat in Paris. They are both struggling actors and broke. Claudia was once a rising star hoping to become a successful actress but can't get any work. Louis does everything he can to help her get a role but his efforts come to nothing. Eventually she strays from the relationship leaving them both to face an uncertain future as the complications of love change their lives forever.
House Of Flying Daggers (Dir. Zhang Yimou 2004) It is 859AD; the Tang Dynasty at its height one of the most enlightened empires in Chinese history is in decline. The Emperor is incompetent and the government is corrupt. Unrest is spreading throughout the land and many rebel armies are forming in protest. The largest and most prestigious is an underground alliance called the House of Flying Daggers. The House of Flying Daggers operates mysteriously stealing from the rich
In a small village in rural France, Garbrielle (OscarÂ® winner Marion Cotillard) dreams of a more passionate life, much to her family's chagrin.. With the intent of making her into a respectable woman, they marry her off to honest farmer Jose (ALEX BRENDEMÃHL). Once married Gabrielle develops an illness and is sent to the Alps for treatment. There she meets a dashing injured veteran of the Indochina War (LOUIS GARREL). The affair rekindles the passion buried deep inside her. With this newfound love, she is determined to run away and free herself from the marriage that imprisons her. This time she's determined to follow her dream.
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