Category Archives: French

World Advent : Day 16

The Film: Les femmes du 6ème étage [The Women on the 6th Floor] – France I sat down to watch what I thought would be different fare from the deeper films I’ve dived into this month. I was prepared for … Continue reading

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World Advent : Day 8

The Film: Après Vous – France I first watched this film a few years ago on a DVD sent by Netflix. It really was the genesis of my reentry into foreign film not only because it was so enjoyable but … Continue reading

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World Advent : Day 1

Last year’s Global Advent was so much fun I decided to do it again. Movies from around the world this year paired with cinema’s best friend — popcorn inspired by world flavors. The Film: The Intouchables [Intouchables] – France I … Continue reading

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Global Advent: Day 23

The Film: À bout portant [Point Blank] – France The classic thriller made modern is a true work of art. It combines suspense and graphic camerawork with a literary presence to create something that satisfies like a good book but … Continue reading

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Global Advent: Day 7

The Film: Cold Comfort Farm – England Movies about writers have a special place in my heart. As do movies with a great cast, an underplayed quirk, and period pieces. Which makes Cold Comfort an all-around winner. Everything is strange in … Continue reading

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Advent: Day 25

Joyeux Noel! I hope you enjoyed all the French film and food, your bellies are happy, and your thirst for brilliant entertainment from the land of Paris and Aix-en-Provence is quenched. Here are some pictures of the food, the decorations, and … Continue reading

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Advent: Day 23

The Film: Un long dimanche de fiançailles [A Very Long Engagement] Some movies take you on a journey. There may be times you’re not sure you want to go but if you do you will be rewarded. It isn’t often … Continue reading

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