A Bras Ouverts  (With Open Arms) – Philippe de Chauveron

Philippe de Chauveron hit box-office gold with Serial ‘Bad’ Weddings in 2014. With over 12 million admissions it was the year’s most popular French film.  Its overtly rascist humour was too much for anglophone audiences and the film was not picked up by distributors either in the UK or the US.  But this didn’t stop…

Un Plus Une – Claude Lelouche

After the disappointing Salaud On t’Aime, Claude Lelouche is back on familiar territory with a simple love story between a Man and a Woman.  Set in India in all its splendour, brought to life magnificently if a little disingenuously, by cinematographer Robert  Alazraki, Un plus Une oozes charm due mainly to the casting of Jean…