Elle s’en va (on my way) – Emanuelle Bercot

French movie icon Catherine Deneuve gets behind the wheel in Elle S’en Va, a road movie a la française by actor-director Emmanuelle Bercot, which starts out in classic fashion as a journey offering a new perspective on everyday life before sharply changing course. Bettie (Deneuve) is a sixty-something restaurant owner living with her mother in…

Gibraltar – Julien Leclercq

Based on a true story, Gibraltar directed by Julien Leclercq (The Assault) and with a screen play by Abdel Raouf Dafri (A Prophet,Mesrine Public Enemy #1) is a taut, emotionally charged thriller which cracks along at a fine pace mixing political intrigue, personal loyalty and ultimate betrayal.  Gibraltar follows Marc Duval, (Gilles Lellouche), an ex-patriate Frenchman who is the…

Jeune et Jolie – François Ozon

The latest offering from François Ozon, Jeune et Jolie (Young and Beautiful) which premiered at Cannes earlier this year is the tale of 17-year old Isabelle, (Marine Vacth)  a breathtakingly beautiful young woman on the verge of adulthood who explores her sexuality by becoming a prostitute. In a modern day take on Bunel’s Belle du…