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Le Silence de la Mer

In 1949, France was a broken and humiliated country.
 
 
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Life Above All

It’s been almost 20 years since Tom Hanks picked up an Academy Award in Hollywood’s first and so far only big-ticket film about AIDS.
 

 
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L'Atalante

In 1932, Jean Renoir took the raw, anarchic potential of the Swiss-born actor Michel Simon and squeezed his flailing limbs into the film known as Boudu Saved From Drowning.
 
 
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The Lucky One

By Erykah Brackenbury – The Lucky One is based on a Nicholas Sparks novel and therefore cynically designed to make women’s ovaries go wibble.
 

 
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Las Acacias

I suffer from insomnia. Not all the time. It’s episodic, it comes and goes. Sometimes, I have difficulty falling asleep. When I’m asleep, I experience difficulty staying asleep. It’s a cycle.
 
 
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L'Amour Fou

“I understand that the most important encounter in life is the encounter with oneself.” Yves Saint Laurent
 

 
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The Lorax

The power of any animated venture from the Dr Seuss franchise is going to be a gamble.
 
 
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Little White Lies

A French dramedy that is both funny, heartfelt and, more than anything, honest. The term dramedy is surely not one that translates into French. Arguably it is one that does not really exist in English, but the Anglo speaking pe...
 

 
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Like Crazy

All the pop songs of the eighties couldn’t completely conclude what it’s like to be in a relationship that, for powers beyond your control, does not work.
 
 
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Lost Bladesman, The

High-kicking, vibrant visuals and broad story make for a thrilling epic. It was Ang Lee’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) that opened mainstream cinema’s eyes to the glorious possibilities of Asian historical action extra...