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Lea Seydoux

The Lobster (2015)

If you could turn into any animal, what would you choose? An academic question where we come from, in Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos’ universe it’s a practical matter requiring careful consideration. In his surreal dystopian romantic…

Diary of a Chambermaid (2015)

Many would fear to tread where the greats have gone before. Not French director Benoît Jacquot who follows behind Jean Renoir and Luis Buñuel in adapting Octave Mirbeau’s novel The Diary of a Chambermaid. He’ll say his version is very…

Blue Is The Warmest Colour (2013)

Known to some as the winner of the 2013 Palme d'Or at Cannes, known to some as an extraordinary work of art, and known to some as, well, that French film about two young lesbians having lots of sexy times, Blue Is The Warmest Colour is most…

Blue is the Warmest Color (2013)

Graphic first love story With the French title, La Vie d'Adèle - Chapitres 1 et 2, this film won the Palme d'Or at Cannes after receiving an overwhelmingly positive response from the festival audience and jury. Likewise on its French…

Blue is the Warmest Color (2013)

Adele (magnificently portrayed by Adèle Exarchopoulos) is a teenage literature student coming to terms with her sexual identity, as well as who she wants to be in life, when a brief exchange of a glance with striking tomboy Emma (Léa…

Sister (2012)

High and low: life as a hustle Ursula Meier is a new Swiss director who rejects the glamorous picture of her country as a place of heroic mountain climbers and perfectly functioning watches and rock solid banks. In her world, nothing is…