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Marion Cotillard

Assassin’s Creed (2016)

Everybody knows that movies based on video games have, at best, a ropey reputation. Yet even after Warcraft became the most recent title to disappoint, all eyes immediately turned to Assassin’s Creed hoping it would be the exception to the…

Allied (2016)

Sybil Vane once remarked that actually falling in love destroyed her ability to create romance on stage. If it really is true that real-life romance can't be replicated on screen, then maybe there's more to those opportunistic rumours about…

Macbeth (2015)

Justin Kurzel certainly knows how to capture a sense of time and place. Snowtown, his grim suburban serial killer debut in 2011 brought to life the dilapidated restrictiveness of small town Australia. Now taking on the Bard, he really puts…

The Immigrant (2013)

Long slow vicissitudes James Gray, grandson of Russian Jewish immigrants to New York, has made a film about a Polish Catholic woman in the early Prohibition era who runs afoul of an exploiter who saves her from being deported at Ellis…

Rust and Bone (2012)

The last movie from French director Jacques Audiard’s was the rather magnificent A Prophet, a vicious and unflinching tale of life in a French prison. It was a visceral and powerful movie which was brutally realistic in its portrayal of…

Rust and Bone (2012)

An intense, testosterone-charged love story from Audiard "Rust and Bone is an impressive film," Serge Kaganski, critic of the French weekly Les Inrockuptibles wrote in praise of Jacques Audiard's new title in Cannes competition and…