Stranger by the lake

The best film you'll likely never see in a movie theater
Pierre de Ladonchamps and Christophe Paou
Directed by Alain Guiraudie

Alain Guiraudie’s film, shown in the “Un certain regard” section at the last Cannes Film Festival, is a perfect illustration of why European cinema works while American cinema is drowning in a sea of either loud, big productions wrapped in close-ups of interchangeable actors (Brad Pitt or Leo di Caprio? Nicole Kidman or Jessica Chastain?) and special effects or self-indulgent, quirky indies where ... more >