Unspoken is a 2008 Belgian drama film. It was written and directed by Fien Troch, produced by Antonino Lombardo, the film tells the story of Grace, who is still grappling with the disappearance of her daughter five years earlier, and her husband Lukas, who is trapped in his own helpless grief. He and Grace have long since stopped communicating, as Grace confronts a series of small absurdities in her apartment building, Lukas finds himself unable to complete even the simplest of daily tasks. When something truly heartbreaking happens in a family, the deepest response is often unspoken, Unspoken had its world premiere at the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival. It has received praise from film critics and won various awards from numerous film organizations. The film was named Best Film of 2009 by the Belgian Film Critics Association winning the André Cavens Award, Emmanuelle Devos received Best Female Performance at the 26th Torino Film Festival. The film was nominated for the Grand Prix at the Flanders International Film Festival Ghent.
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Read My Lips (film)
Read My Lips is a 2001 French film by Jacques Audiard, co-written with Tonino Benacquista. The film stars Vincent Cassel as Paul, an ex-con on parole, and Emmanuelle Devos as Carla, despite their different backgrounds and initial fear of each other, they end up intimately related and helping each other. The film is set partially in the offices and partially in the underworld of Paris. Carla, a lonely woman burdened by lack of respect from her co-workers and her friend, Annie. Carla is introduced immediately with a shot of her putting in her hearing aids, after she faints from exhaustion she accepts the bosss offer to hire an intern to lighten her load. The first applicant to be her assistant, Paul, is an ex-convict who is not technically qualified to be Carlas assistant, pauls affable nature and bad boy spirit relieve Carlas loneliness and open up new possibilities for her. She rebuffs his initial clumsy sexual advances, but gradually become a team, using creative. Paul convinces her to help him – by using her lip-reading skills – to rob Marchand, reluctant at first, Carla becomes more intrigued as problems arise.
After Paul fails to find the money, Carla finds it in Marchands freezer, Marchand discovers the theft, thinks Paul stole the money and beats him. Carla and Paul engineer his escape and the total success. As the movie ends, she instigates their making out for the first time in the car
Tonie Marshall is an actress and film director. She explains how “in a practical sense, it’s complicated to have abandon into an arms and, at the same time. Marshall is the daughter of American actor William Marshall and French actress Micheline Presle, in 1994, her film Pas très catholique was entered into the 44th Berlin International Film Festival. Her 1999 film Venus Beauty Institute won the 2000 César Award for Best Film, in 2002 her film Au plus près du paradis was nominated for the Golden Lion Award as best film at the Venice Film Festival. Marshall is a signatory of the Free Roman Polanski Petition, Tonie Marshall at the Internet Movie Database Tonie Marshall at Allocine
Puteaux is a commune in the western suburbs of Paris, France. It is located in the heart of the Hauts-de-Seine department 8.7 kilometres from the center of Paris, La Défense, Paris business district hosting the tallest buildings in the metropolitan area, spreads over the northern part of Puteaux and parts of the neighbouring communes Courbevoie and Nanterre. The inhabitants of Puteaux are called Putéoliens, the creation of the city dates from 1148, by Abbot Suger and gave him the name Putiauz. The foundation of Puteaux part of other towns in the region by Abbot Suger, as Carrières-sur-Seine, Vaucresson or Villeneuve-la-Garenne. This appeal was reinforced by certain privileges granted by the Abbot Suger, the name Putiauz comes from the old French Putel, which means a quagmire or swamp and was certainly making reference to the condition of the area before its reorganization. But another etymology exists, hence the name Puteaux would come from Latin puteoli, the name of Puteaux in turn appears to the sixteenth century or seventeenth century.
Legend has it that Puteaux inspired the story of the gadfly from La Fontaine, located on the left bank of the river Seine, Puteaux borders Courbevoie to the north, Nanterre to the west and Suresnes to the south. In the east, Puteaux is connected to Paris by the bridge of Puteaux near Neuilly, the territory of the commune of Puteaux includes the largest part of the Île de Puteaux, on the Seine. Within Puteaux several districts can be distinguished, the district Bas de Puteaux, located between the railway line and the Seine, is the oldest urbanized district. Notable in particular are the old church, the Théâtre des Hauts-de-Seine, the town hall, the town hall was built in 1934 and is a typical example of the architecture of this time. The boulevard Richard Wallace is the Champs-Élysées of Puteaux, the district La Défense is located in the north, separated by the circular boulevard. The district, developed since the end of the 1950s, is one of the business districts in Europe. It mainly consists of buildings, but some notable dwellings can be found within the district as well.
Two thirds of the territory of La Défense is located within Puteaux, the CNIT, the Arche de la Défense and the Quatre Temps shopping mall are in Puteaux. The district Île de Puteaux, on there are no dwellings besides some barges. A sporting complex, the Palais des sports, opened in July 2006, tour Pascal B in La Défense and in Puteaux has the head offices of the Bureau dEnquêtes sur les Événements de Mer and of the Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Sea. The tax revenue of La Défense makes Puteaux one of the richest communes of France, Puteaux receives forty million euros per year coming from the companies within the district alone. Puteaux does not have a debt and its reserves, placed in Treasury bills
2012 Cannes Film Festival
The 65th annual Cannes Film Festival was held from 16 to 27 May 2012. Italian film director Nanni Moretti was the President of the Jury for the main competition, french actress Bérénice Bejo hosted the opening and closing ceremonies. The festival opened with the US film Moonrise Kingdom, directed by Wes Anderson, the main announcement of the line-up took place on 19 April. The official poster of the festival features Marilyn Monroe, to mark the 50th anniversary of her death, the Palme dOr was awarded to Austrian director Michael Haneke for his film Amour. Haneke previously won the Palme dOr in 2009 for The White Ribbon, the jury gave the Grand Prize to Matteo Garrones Reality, while Ken Loachs The Angels Share was awarded the Jury Prize. The official selection was announced on 19 April at Grand Hôtel in Paris, the festivals artistic leader Thierry Frémaux responded that people should not focus only on the competition films, The selection is an ensemble, you have to consider the whole package.
The following entries were selected, out of more than 1,700 submissions from 320 different schools, the following films were selected, Feature films Short films The line-up for the International Critics’ Week was announced on 23 April at the sections website. The following films were selected, Feature films Short and medium length films Special Screenings The following films were screened in the Cannes Classics section. The Hungarian montage film Final Cut and Gentlemen, directed by György Pálfi, was selected as the film for the Cannes Classics section. Haneke previously won the award for The White Ribbon in 2009, Love tells the story of an elderly couple preparing for death. During his acceptance speech, the director said A very, very big thanks to my actors who have made this film and they are the essence of this film. Moretti said that none of the winners had been selected unanimously and he revealed that Holy Motors, Paradise and Post Tenebras Lux were the entries that most had divided the jury
Arnaud Desplechin is a French film director and screenwriter. He is the son of Robert and Mado Desplechin, and grew up in the Nord department and he has a brother named Fabrice who has acted in several of his films, and two sisters, novelist Marie Desplechin and screenwriter Raphaëlle Desplechin. Arnaud Desplechin studied film directing at the University of Paris III, Sorbonne Nouvelle at the IDHEC and he made three short films inspired by the work of the Belgian novelist Jean Ray. During the late 1980s, Desplechin worked as a director of photography on several films, the 54-minute-long film won the Jean Vigo Prize for Short Films, and was shown at the 1990 Cannes Film Festival. Desplechins 1996 film My Sex Life, or How I Got Into an Argument was critically successful. In 2000, Desplechin made his first English-language film, Esther Kahn, adapted from a story by Arthur Symons. The film was seen as a homage to François Truffauts work because it deals with coming of age, the next year, he directed Kings and Queen, which mixed comedy and tragedy to tell the story of two ex-lovers played by Amalric and Devos.
The film starred Catherine Deneuve in the role of a psychiatrist and Queen was nominated for several awards and Amalric won the César Award for Best Actor. However, controversy arose when actress Marianne Denicourt, Desplechins ex-girlfriend, accused him of revealing elements of her life in the screenplay of Kings. In 2005, she published Mauvais génie, describing her relationship with a film director called Arnold Duplancher. In 2006 she unsuccessfully sued Desplechin, in 2007, Desplechin filmed LAimée, a documentary showing his father, his brother, and his nephews in the family house in Roubaix just before it was to be sold. That same year, he filmed the family drama A Christmas Tale, starring Deneuve, Amalric and this film was screened in competition at Cannes in 2008. His 2013 film Jimmy Picard was nominated for the Palme dOr at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival constituting his fifth film selected in the main competition, in 2014 he adapted Alexander Ostrovskys play The Forest. For the drama film My Golden Days, which he directed and co-wrote, Desplechin won the César Award and Lumières Award for Best Director, in 2016, he was a member of the main competition jury of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
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Nicole Garcia is a French actress, film director and screenwriter. Her film Charlie Says was entered into the 2006 Cannes Film Festival and her film Going Away was screened in the Special Presentation section at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. She was the President of the Jury for the Caméra dOr section of the 2014 Cannes Film Festival and her eldest son, Frédéric Bélier-Garcia, is a theatre director and writer. From her relationship with Jean Rochefort, she has a second son, nicole Garcia at the Internet Movie Database