Pierre Salvadori – En Liberté (The Trouble With You)

Premiered at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, Salvadori’s original and highly entertaining film was a hit with festival-goers and critics alike. And it’s easy to see why. It’s rare to find a comedy that provides both laughs and pathos with a modicum of social commentary thrown in for good measure. This burlesque comedy cleverly weaves together…

Encore Heureux – Benoît Graffin

Sandrine Kiberlain (Marie) and Edouard Baer (Sam) headline this slow, lazy comedy set against the backdrop of France’s current economic and social malaise. Benoît Graffin’s middle-class, married couple are doubtless there to demonstrate unemployment, homelessness and poverty are not the preserve of the disaffected working class. And the situation is ripe for an astute, well-observed,…