• Girl on the Bridge (La fille sur le pont, 1999)

    In the 1990’s and early 2000’s Patrice Leconte was the darling of the independent film and festival circuit with his adult dramas that burst beyond the boundaries of the French-speaking world into the international market.  His films such as Monsieur Hire, The Hairdresser’s Husband, Ridicule, The Widow of Saint-Pierre, and The...
  • The Living Wake (2007)

    Take one part Wes Andersonian whimsy, a couple of parts British absurdism, add a dash of Withnailesque melancholy, shake vigorously, and the resulting cocktail might end up something like The Living Wake. This bizarre indie comedy stars Mike O’Connell as K. Roth Binew, a self-proclaimed artist and dedicated drunkard,...
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