Anaïs in Love is as magnetic as its protagonist.
The no-holds-barred approach to the [abortion] procedure and its aftermath is the kind of interpretation of real life that great cinema does best.
Dumont’s signature inscrutability remains intriguing but perhaps more frivolous here; Seydoux’s inspired performance helps to ground it.
Jean Gremilion directed this eclectic French tale of a lighthouse keeper and his half-mad son.
With this hard-to-see 1979 feature, French director Philippe Garrel moves past narrative to focus on intense emotion.
Romantic passion consumes everything in this 1975 drama from the director of Possession.
Bertrand Bonello directed this intense drama about radicals bringing darkness to the City of Light.
Michel Piccoli stars as an emotionally conflicted man rescued from choosing by an awful car crash.
The latest films by Alain Guiraudie and Christophe Honoré open in Chicago this Friday.
With Microbe & Gasoline, Michel Gondry finds an emotional story equal to his imaginative talents.
Our roundup of reviews of local debuts at the Chicago French Film Festival
The great French filmmaker, who passed away yesterday at 91, transformed the screening environment into a portal to the subconscious.
A discussion about the groundbreaking French director’s formal strategies with two artists who have worked in film
A conversation about two of the French filmmaker’s most challenging and most lurid films
French comedian Pierre Etaix makes a comeback at Gene Siskel Film Center