The Week Ahead March 5-11: Rendez-Vous, C’est Magnifique
Oh la la! It’s another edition of Rendez-Vous with French Cinema. “The best in years” raves the New York Times’ Stephen Holden of the contemporary French film showcase that premieres intimate new works and impressive debuts from the crème de la crème of French directors. The series marks The Film Society’s return to the newly renovated Alice Tully Hall, with the opening night premiere of Christophe Barratier’s Paris 36.
Film Comment Selects Closing Night: The Hurt Locker. Tomorrow, catch Kathryn Bigelow’s smart retake on the action genre, and the closing night of the spectacularly eclectic, always provocative Film Comment Selects.