Films to watch in April – Clavier and Reno star in Les Visiteurs 3

LES VISITEURS – LA REVOLUTION – JEAN-MARIE POIRE It’s taken Jean-Marie Poiré 18 years to direct the third in his series of Les Visiteurs films. The first, back in 1993 introduced Jean Reno as Comte Godefroy de Montmirail and Christian Clavier as Jacquouille la Fripouille to cinema audiences and was a massive hit in France with over 13…

Arrête ton cinéma – Diane Kurys

For the first time in the director’s chair in three years, Diane Kurys has brought actress Sylvie Testud’s best selling novel  ‘C’est le Métier qui Rentre‘ to cinematic audiences. Essentially Arrête ton Cinéma is a film based on a book about a film about a screenplay. And if that were not complicated enough Testud herself takes…

‘Pour Une Femme’ – Diane Kurys

In this the third in a series of largely autobiographical films, Kurys turns the camera on a post second-world war love-triangle between two brothers and the woman they both desire.  Pour Une Femme opens with Anne (Sylvie Testud) sorting through her mother’s belongings shortly after her death. In a suitcase she finds a photograph of Léna with…