Alain Corneau, 1943 - 2010

Le Monde and other French news outlets are reporting that Alain Corneau has succumbed to cancer at the age of 67. Just last week, Jordan Mintzer reviewed Corneau's latest, Crime d'amour (Love Crime), ...

FilmShaft Exclusive: Benoît Jacquot Interview

Benoît Jacquot teams up with Isabelle Huppert for their fifth collaboration in Villa Amalia. Based on the novel by Pascal Quignard, the film, concerns the crisis of a concert pianist who ...

Villa Amalia – Review

What is it about actress Isabelle Huppert that remains so enigmatic? We’ve never really discovered the secret but remain transfixed by the mystery. She’s a cinematic Mona Lisa. Villa Amalia sees ...