Bruno Dumont

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Review: Hors Satan

God works in strange ways, especially when Bruno Dumont directs him. Or is that the devil?

By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 01, 2013

Unmitigated Gaul

The French pride themselves on their revolutionary spirit, no less in film than in politics.
Rogues and rebels in the Boston French Film Festival
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 02, 2010

Cinema paradisos

Here's the dilemma: you love movies, but you also love the idea of taking a vacation to one of the many inviting resorts that New England has to offer — the beaches of Cape Cod or the Islands, picturesque towns in Maine or Rhode Island, or even the cultu
As Hollywood's summer fare goes cold, local film festivals heat up
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 18, 2010

Normandy calling

The last time I saw Paris, it certainly wasn’t in a film by Bruno Dumont.
Bruno Dumont’s Flandres, plus Edward Yang
By GERALD PEARY  |  July 18, 2007

Comme ci, comme ça

The menu bops between feel-good indies and full-on commercial fare, with a few seasoned auteur numbers thrown in like rosemary twigs.
No wave in sight at the Boston French Film Festival
By MICHAEL ATKINSON  |  July 10, 2007

Waved off

Ah, Eurocinema, the blood and backbone of film culture as it grew from out of the Hollywood shadow in the post-war decades — the Godards, the Bergmans, the Antonionis, the bristling Hungarians, the mordant Poles, the café-dawdling French!
‘New Films from Europe’ at the HFA
By MICHAEL ATKINSON  |  January 19, 2007


Daze of Heaven

Let’s get the blow job over quickly, as Carlos Reygadas does in the opening scene of his grotesque and mystifying Batalla en el cielo|Battle in Heaven .
Reygadas’s sordid, mystical Battle
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 07, 2006