Chacun Sa Vie – Claude Lelouche

Veteran director Claude Lelouche turns 80 in October and has struggled in recent years to find the form which earned him an Oscar for A Man and a Woman in 1967.  His last film, Un + Une, a quirky romantic comedy set in India with Jean Dujardin and Elza Zylberstein in the lead roles, saw a partial…

Nous Trois ou Rien – Kheiron

French stand-up comedian Kheiron’s directorial debut is the true story of his parent’s flight from Iran after the Shah was replaced in 1978 by Ayatollah Khomeini’s Islamic Republic.  They eventually settled in France and Nous Trois ou Rien is a sincere and moving tribute to his parents courage and determination to live by their principles.…

Le Coeur des Hommes 3 – Marc Esposito

For the third in the series of successful Coeur des Hommes films, director Marc Esposito has tried to give a contemporary feel and breath new life into the tale of the lives and loves of four middle-aged Parisian friends by replacing Jeff (Gerard Darmon) with Jean (Eric Elmosnino), a single-father struggling to bring up his…