In a housing development near Paris a college-student brother seeks to counter the influence of a drug-dealing brother upon the middle teenage brother .
This animated version of Victor Hugo’s novel about a hunchback & a gypsy in medieval Paris emphasizes the theme of reaching out to outcasts.
This complicated tale of the son of a wronged Senegalese immigrant seeking just through a complicated series of plots unfolds in Paris.
When heavy metal drummer Ruben faces deafness he must choose between fixing his problem or accepting a place in a deaf community.
Unfolding in real time, this is the story of a pilot under pressure when terrorists hijack his airline on a flight from Berlin to Paris.
Twin narratives of a severed hand on a mysterious journey and a pizza deliverer on a quest. Click the title to read my review.
Don’t confuse this with the Victor Hugo plot. This is a French film about present-day oppressed minorities. Click the title to read my entire review.
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 …
Psychoanalyst Ruben Brandt’s hunger is not physical, but mental and spiritual. He is haunted by nightmares that he longs to get rid of and stealing great paintings he comes to believe is the way to do so. A lover of great art (his name is based on a combination of Rubens and Rembrandt) who uses …
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 …