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Kristin Scott Thomas

My Old Lady (2014)

Having written more than 70 plays in his career, internationally acclaimed playwright Israel Horovitz is transferring his narrative skills to the cinematic screen, marking his directorial debut of a full-length feature film, reuniting…

The 10 Best Scenes Of 2013

It's been a busy, busy year for a lot of us here at Flickfeast, both offscreen and on. I myself am so busy, at the time of writing this, that I just don't have the time this year for my full look back at the cinematic year just gone. I do,…

The Invisible Woman (2013)

An unexciting secret Do not look for passion in Ralph Fiennes' second outing as director. It's a tepid account of Charles Dickens' thirteen-year affair with a young actress, Ellen Ternan, in which the children's costumes, the Victorian…

Only God Forgives (2013)

The past year has been a good one for arthouse fare invading the multiplexes, cunningly wrapped up in packaging that made it more appealing to viewers of mainstream cinema. Okay, it may have been only two movies that managed such a cheeky…

Love Crime (2010)

An old saying goes: “You can’t make a million dollars honestly.” It often seems to be true. There is an endless supply of stories about greed gone out of control in the upper echelons of the corporate world, and it’s not hard to understand…

Largo Winch (2008)

Largo Winch is a massively successful French/Belgian comic book series which began publication in 1990. It is written by Jean van Hamme and drawn by Philippe Francq. It is about an orphaned boy from the Balkans who was adopted by a…

Sarah’s Key (2010)

Kristin Scott Thomas has, in a very quietly impressive fashion, somehow made herself the First Lady of Anglo-French relations. With her mix of acting talent, style, poise, intelligence and beauty she has enjoyed success in both countries in…

Leaving AKA Partir (2009)

Infidelity in the movies is often shown in one of two ways. It’s either a man being a complete git who doesn’t deserve to have his cake and eat it or it’s a woman who has been put upon and finds a lover who changes every aspect of her life…