Archive for November, 2012

After Lucia

After Lucia

in Mexican Movies

After Lucia is the second feature from Mexican director Michel Franco (Daniel and Ana). The film, which follows a girl’s excruciating journey as she gets relentlessly bullied at a new school, has become a symbol of the anti-bullying movement in Mexico; in the process it also became the country’s entry for the 2013 Academy Awards. Attending Q&A’s with filmmakers can […]

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Rust and Bone

Rust and Bone

in French Movies

You are watching a masterpiece! With the first shot of Rust and Bone, French director Jacques Audiard establishes the tone of his new film. Trying to set the bar high, the opening credits look like a video clip or a perfume commercial. While they aim at letting spectators know they are watching a complex, rich and deep oeuvre, they instead warn […]

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