Aurore (I Got Life) – Blandine Lenoir

By Neil Murphy Agnès Jaoui creates the wonderfully heartfelt character of ‘Aurore’, in a film about female solidarity, hope and love. As an alt rom-com based around the tribulations of menopause, it leaves the audience with warm flushes of happiness. Aurore is amicably separated from her husband but having previously worked for his company she…

120 BPM (Beats Per Minute) – Robin Campillo

By Neil Murphy 120 BPM is a moving love story that deals with death, yet throbs with life. It is all the more powerful for it’s restrained passion, dignity and indignation. As a film based on opposition and opposites, it is crafted into a harmonious whole. There is a perfect balance of theme, structure, character and…