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