Laurence Olivier, young bride, tennis matches, grandeur, magnificent house, creepy maid, secrets, Daphne Du Maurier, and Sir Hitchcock. "I'm asking you to marry me, you little fool."
To experience a story by Daphne Du Maurier is to experience art. This film portrays a twist of fate and twist of choice experienced by two individuals who meet by chance one evening. Their worlds are turned upside down, however the film begs us to understand that there is a purpose to everything. Moments, places and … Continue reading The Scapegoat (2012)
The Golden Globe award should have been awarded to Huppert years ago as this film, although a little more than shocking in its plot line, is tame in comparison to Isabelle's standard fare. She nevertheless is brilliant, as always, and dares us to explore the dichotomy of our conscious and subconscious as we explore our … Continue reading Elle (2016)
Account of Neruda's years as Senator in Chile prior to going into exile. Beautiful soundtrack of 18th century nationalistic music. A great companion to Il Postino (1994) and its fictional account of Neruda in exile in Italy.
17th century text by Thomas Hardy brought to life by a talented cast and crew. The feel is certainly Hardy, and the stunning cinematography supplements the credit given to Hardy's missive. Hear Carrie Mulligan sing and see her love.
From the heart of every artist cries, give me the chance to do my very best. Babette's Feast is another treasure brought to us by Karen Blixen under the pen name of Isak Dinesen.
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