Luminous Léa Seydoux confronted with caring for an elderly parent in “ONE FINE MORNING” | REVIEW

Distributed by Les Films du Losange
Starring Léa Seydoux and Pascal Greggory
Directed by Mia Hansen-Løve

Mia Hansen-Løve’s “One Fine Morning”("Un beau matin" in the French original) is an intelligent and warm ode to the sorrows and joys of parenting. A marvelous Léa Seydoux is Sandra, a widow and single mother confronted with a father (Pascal Greggory) who has a disease that is causing the decline of his mental acuity. Sandra is sad, as her father can no longer live alone. As her mother (Nicole ... more >

Goodbye First Love

The eternally good narrative
Lola Creton and Sebastian Urzendowsky
Directed by Mia Hansen-Løve

It is scarcely conceivable that a teenager happening to watch Goodbye First Love, the third feature-length film by Mia Hansen-Løve, would recognize her or himself in the lead character of Camille (Lola Creton) or in her boyfriend Sullivan (Sebastian Urzendowsky). That is, unless said teenager was one of the precious few to have weathered the dicey plunge into adolescent romance without the ... more >