NEXT-GEN RISING: Rebecca Zlotowski

Which new filmmakers are leading the fray in France?
"Belle Epine," "Grand Central"
French born and bred

A great film school does not a great filmmaker make, but it helps. And in terms of academic cred Rebecca Zlotowski is a force to be reckoned with. She attended the two best schools in France, La Femis (France’s best film school) and the renowned Ecole Normale Supérieure where she was a Lit. major. Sometimes last year Zlotowski (picture Sylvia Plath crossed with Amélie Nothomb; she's about ... more >


Inside Llewyn Davis, Bends, Grand Central and Blue Ruin

I'd like to thank the Coen Brothers for giving me the opportunity to write this post. I've just waited sixty minutes in the pouring rain for a chance to get inside the Debussy theater and watch "Inside Llewyn Davis" but the theatre filled up and we got left out in the cold. Fortunately I was with my three colleagues from the French site Abus de Ciné so we got a chance to exchange about the day's ... more >