I had seen bits and pieces of Amelie (Le Fabuleux Destin d’Amélie Poulain) over the years but when I got really serious about my France Discovery Project I decided to watch this very likable movie. This is the story of Amelie Poulain (Audrey Tautou), who works at a cafe in the Montmartre neighborhood of Paris, [...]
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December 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · France, Movies
In some ways the plot of A French Gigolo (Cliente) is what one would see in a Spanish soap opera but since this is a French film directed by the always-good Josiane Balasko, the film touches on some very deep and sensitive issues. Judith (Nathalie Baye) is a very successful television host for the French [...]
December 16th, 2010 · No Comments · France
Jean-Paul Sartre is a hero of mine for being the father of existentialism and apart from many other accomplishments, he is also known for declining the Nobel prize for literature. The Wall (from Le Mur) is a remarkable story written with background of the Spanish Civil War. You see some similarities with The Stranger by [...]