Molière

four stars out of five Molière’s passionate affair with and love for his patron’s wife is told in flashback as he makes his way towards being one of France’s most celebrated playwrights. Continue reading

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The Counterfeiters

four stars out of five Recent years have seen German film-making get to grips with its wartime (and post-war) history, producing some fascinating films and this is no exception. It is beautifully filmed in a muted colour palette and incredibly well acted by a superb ensemble cast who skillfully portray the fine details of people just trying to survive each day in an extremely harsh & volatile situation, yet struggling with their consciences and trying to maintain some integrity. 

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