The rise of King Henry V, his friendship with Falstaff, & his leadership in the Battle of Agincourt is depicted differently than in Shakespeare’s plays. (c) Netflix
French director Julien Rambaldi’s true story about freshly graduated Dr. Seyolo Zantoko (Marc Zinga) reveals that racial prejudice is not just an American or South African concern. Even in France, to which so many African American singers and musicians once fled for refuge, there are pockets of racism. Although in cosmopolitan Paris blacks were accepted …
The epic story of an ex-convict, set free by the grace of a cleric, yet pursued as a criminal by a cruel policeman while protecting an orphan girl.
Set in Vichy France, the film follows the fate of a group of hostages whom the Nazis ordered killed when one of their officers is shot.
Robert Altman, one of the most creative film directors of our time (Nashville, A Wedding, Streamers), has given us a fascinating study of the relationship between the two Van Gogh brothers. Like the 1943 film about Paul Gaugin The Moon and Sixpence, this one begins with the enormous irony of a painting being auctioned at Christie’s for over …
What a wonderful film! Click on the film’s title to read my entire review.
Click on the image to read my review of this inspiring documentary about Jean Vanier and his L’Arche community.
Vincent van Gogh’s last days are told as the son of one of his subjects tries to deliver a letter written by the artist to his brother, who also has died.
A remarkable drama about the legacy of World War I. Click the image to read my entire review.
Director Aleksandr Sokurov takes us to another landmark museum in Francofonia. Click the image to read my entire review.