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The Top 10 Foreign Language Films of 2013

By Simon Miraudo December 2, 2013 December: for avid list-makers, it’s the cinematic equivalent of Thunderdome. (Hundreds of movies go in. Only one comes out.) We’ve spent the past eleven months reviewing 2013’s releases as fairly and thoughtfully as possible, but that veneer of considerate criticism will be dropped in favour of sweet, sweet chart-making. […]

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Michel Gondry’s Mood Indigo to be cut by 36 minutes

Michel Gondry’s latest effort, Mood Indigo, has certainly perplexed film festival audiences who were perhaps expecting a light-hearted romp. Though the picture does indeed begin in the manner of a quirky French rom-com, it slowly evolves into a strange, heartbreaking tale of a relationship’s disintegration in the face of terminal illness. So, not super cheerful […]

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Sydney Film Festival – Mood Indigo review

By Simon Miraudo June 13, 2013 Everything wilts, but not Michel Gondry‘s talents as an imaginative, inimitable, and incisive storyteller. With Mood Indigo, he tracks a relationship’s birth to its ultimate dissolution. Romain Duris stars as Colin, a wealthy Frenchman who spends every last cent on treatment for his ailing wife, Chloé (Audrey Tautou). Suffering […]

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Trailer Debut: Mood Indigo

The trailer for Michel Gondry’s Mood Indigo delights and confuses (unless you happen to speak fluent French). My high-school French is a little rusty, but luckily we have the film’s official synopsis. Based on the novel L’Ecume des jours by Boris Vian, Mood Indigo follows the unusual love story between Nicholas (Romain Duris) and Chloe […]

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