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Review: The Kid with a Bike French

This Grand Prix winner at Cannes 2011 is among the best films by Belgium's Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne.
Warmth in juvenile delinquency
By GERALD PEARY  |  March 30, 2012
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Review: The Princess of Montpensier

Like all religious wars, the conflict between Catholics and Huguenots in 16th-century France made a mockery of spiritual values.  

By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 20, 2011

Review: Incendies

Of the five pictures nominated by the Academy for Best Foreign Language Film this year, Denis Villeneuve's Incendies is the one that should have taken the Oscar.

By GERALD PEARY  |  May 13, 2011
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Review: Queen to Play

A hotel maid, Hélène (Sandrine Bonnaire), in a French resort sees a glamorous foreigner (Jennifer Beals) playing chess one day, and she's determined to learn to play herself.
 Determined to learn
By GERALD PEARY  |  May 06, 2011

Max Ophüls at the Harvard Film Archive

Max at the Harvard Film Archive
Plaisir d’Ophüls
By STEVE VINEBERG  |  January 20, 2009