An anguishing and extremely unsettling story that becomes more and… MoreAn anguishing and extremely unsettling story that becomes more and more like a horror movie (with some nice use of ultra wide-angle lenses) as we witness a desperate man trying to prevent his newborn child from getting hurt by his imbecile wife who is completely out of her mind.
An infuriating look into a misogynist, patriarchal society/legal… MoreAn infuriating look into a misogynist, patriarchal society/legal system dominated by outrageous religious values that force women to be in a position of submission and humiliation before their husbands - which is something that seems inevitable in a theocratic state like Israel.
A beautiful story that is sensitive and touching without being… MoreA beautiful story that is sensitive and touching without being schmaltzy. It features an exquisite cinematography, bucolic and romantic, while the young actors are fantastic and display a great chemistry together, making us care about their characters and wish to see their happiness.
Videau's film wisely avoids being shocking or maudlin, given the… MoreVideau's film wisely avoids being shocking or maudlin, given the disturbing subject. Instead, it explores the emotional effect of long endured isolation and the strange relationship between the two main characters, raising interesting questions about identity and freedom.
Romain Duris is fantastic here, doing an exceptional work in the… MoreRomain Duris is fantastic here, doing an exceptional work in the composition of his character with a special care for small details. A compelling and fascinating character study about an dissatisfied man trying to have his life back and follow his dream.
This movie is unbelievably awful, a product of sheer incompetence by a… MoreThis movie is unbelievably awful, a product of sheer incompetence by a lousy debuting director incapable of creating a single coherent scene in this mess. The protagonist is unbearable and impossible to care about, while the ridiculous shred of plot is an illogical disaster.
A remarkable film with three-dimensional characters who become always… MoreA remarkable film with three-dimensional characters who become always more complex as the story progresses, as they face the menace of an imminent war that would plunge their land into so much pain and suffering in the following years - and to know this makes the final scene so touching and bittersweet.
An enthralling and heartbreaking documentary that uses only archive… MoreAn enthralling and heartbreaking documentary that uses only archive material and old interviews with the pilot and people who knew him, and it is revealing and fascinating to see the human side of an admirable man who was the greatest idol of a nation facing a major economical and political crisis back then.
A simple but efficient horror movie with an atmospheric score and some… MoreA simple but efficient horror movie with an atmospheric score and some good scares even if the script is sometimes illogical and full of plot holes. Besides, it proves that showing dead people knocking on doors before entering can be really scary (besides hilarious).
Dhalia's first Hollywood film is an efficient thriller built on a… MoreDhalia's first Hollywood film is an efficient thriller built on a constant tension and on the uncertainty surrounding a kidnapping that may only be a product of the protagonist's fear and paranoia. A solid movie, though almost ruined by an implausible end.