Tuesday, January 31

1989 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

1989 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner

Camille Claudel

Camille Claudel

Biography of Camille Claudel. Sister of writer Paul Claudel, her enthusiasm impresses already-famous sculptor Auguste Rodin. He hires her as an assistant, but soon Camille begins to sculpt …

Chocolat

Chocolat

A young French woman returns to the vast silence of West Africa to contemplate her childhood days in a colonial outpost in Cameroon. Her strongest memories are of the family’s houseboy, …

La lectrice

La lectrice

A multi-faceted film based on Raymond Jean’s novel “La Lectrice”. Constance (Miou-Miou) reads the novel aloud in bed to her lover. Inspired by the story of Marie, a woman who advertises her…

Story of Women

Story of Women

Marie Latour, a woman of limited schooling, raises two children in a ratty flat during World War II in occupied France. In 1941, her husband Paul returns from German captivity, too weak to …

Story of Women

Story of Women

Marie Latour, a woman of limited schooling, raises two children in a ratty flat during World War II in occupied France. In 1941, her husband Paul returns from German captivity, too weak to …

The Little Thief

The Little Thief

In a small town in post-World-War-II France, an unhappy sixteen-year-old (Janine Castang) tries to escape her dreary situation by any means at her disposal. Three successive friends (Michel…