Tag: Nathalie Baye

It’s Only the End of the World (2016)
DVD Review

It’s Only the End of the World (2016)

Based on the play of the same name by French playwright Jean-Luc Lagarce, Cannes 2016 Grand Prix winner It’s Only the End of the World focuses on 34-year old gay playwright Louis (Gaspard Ulliel), who is visiting his family after a 12-year absence to let them know that he is dying. However, […]

Film Review

Laurence Anyways (2012)

With 2012’s Laurence Anyways, Canadian auteur/director Xavier Dolan has haemorrhaged some sort of meandering, beautiful, infuriating, heartbreaking and quite unbelievable work onto the screen, more than living up to the promise shown in his first two films, I Killed My Mother (2009) and Heartbeats (2010). Though Laurence Anyways is in […]

DVD Review

Beautiful Lies (2010)

In Beautiful Lies, Audrey Tautou plays Emilie (an homage to Amelie, or just a coincidence?).  She is a hairdresser with her own business, which she co-owns with her friend Sylvia.  Jean (Bouajila) is the unassuming handy man for the salon, who admires Emilie from afar, but would never admit his […]

Feature, Film Review

Beautiful Lies (2010)

Beautiful Lies once again reunites Audrey Tautou with director Pierre Salvadori (Priceless) for what on the surface appears to be another slice of delightfully whimsical French comedy – but which unfortunately hides a dark secret! Thirty year old Emilie (Audrey Tautou) runs a stylish salon in keeping with her glamorous […]