Sentimental, melancholy and overwhelming: the cinema releases of September 23, 2020

May 19, 2019 by No Comments

♦ Ondine ***

by Christian Petzold

German film, 1 h 30

The German Christian Petzold seizes on the myth of Ondine to make a variation on absolute love and sign a splendid sentimental melodrama in contemporary Berlin. A fable whose poetry and romance prevail over the atmosphere of cold strangeness.

“READ THE REVIEW:” Ondine “, a bottomless love

Eleonore **

Amro Hamzawi

French film, 1 h 25

This generational chronicle with melancholy accents on a thirty-something, embodied by the comedian Nora Hamzawi, who is looking for himself is served by the beautiful secondary roles offered to André Marcon and Dominique Reymond.

»READ THE REVIEW:« Éléonore », disenchanted thirty-something

Appearances **

by Marc Fitoussi

French film, 1 h 50

After comedies, Marc Fitoussi tries his hand at thriller, but is more successful in his chronicle of a milieu of French notables in Vienna.

“READ THE REVIEW:” Appearances “, a very small world

Blackbird **

by Roger Michell

British movie, 1 h 37

In this remake of Danish director Bille August, Stille Hjerte, Susan Sarandon plays a woman with an incurable disease who bids farewell to her loved ones (Kate Winslet and Mia Wasikowska) before resorting to assisted suicide.

“READ THE REVIEW:” Blackbird “, chronicle of a death foretold

♦ Sing me a song *

by Thomas Balmès

French documentary, 1 h 35

The director of Babies (2010), documentary with international success, chronicles the arrival of the Internet in a village of Bhutan which upsets the destiny of a young resident of a Buddhist monastery.

“READ THE REVIEW:” Sing me a song “, blue lights in Bhutan

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