Francois Ozon - The Films

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it's a lot of fun

The burrito of ennui (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Monday, 27 June 2016 20:54 (six years ago) link

not as much as i was expecting

helpless before THRILLARY (Dr Morbius), Monday, 27 June 2016 20:55 (six years ago) link

eight months pass...

The B&W Frantz, adapted from The Man He Killed and made into early Lubitsch talkie Broken Lullaby, is rather good.

the Rain Man of nationalism. (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Sunday, 5 March 2017 17:26 (five years ago) link

eleven months pass...

His new film, Double Lover sounds like a (deliberately?) ludicrous merger of Hitchcock and the 90s "erotic thriller." Anyone seen it yet?

iCloudius (cryptosicko), Monday, 12 February 2018 23:36 (four years ago) link

"Deliberately ludicrous" is the Ozon adverb-adjective leitmotif.

morning wood truancy (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Monday, 12 February 2018 23:37 (four years ago) link

xpost Watched it a few months ago. Forgettable, I thought.

Acid Hose (Capitaine Jay Vee), Tuesday, 13 February 2018 02:36 (four years ago) link

Just saw it, kinda felt like Ozon was confessing to the audience: "You might think my films are highbrow but actually they're very dumb. Enjoy!" The casting of the cats was excellent. When Bergman said the subject of cinema is faces, he meant these kitties.

geoffreyess, Monday, 19 February 2018 23:54 (four years ago) link

one year passes...

By the Grace of God, about a Catholic priest pedophilia case in Lyons, is a fine film, distinguished by ecumenical (no pun intended) editing, a vigorously written screenplay, and a mixture of tones. It felt good to watch a film whose results met its ambitions.

TikTok to the (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Wednesday, 9 October 2019 17:50 (three years ago) link

Yeah, that is very spot on. Very fine. Not my favorite of the year or anything, but a pretty difficult story executed very well.

Frederik B, Wednesday, 9 October 2019 19:40 (three years ago) link

two weeks pass...

an acting showcase

a Mets fan who gave up on everything in the mid '80s (Dr Morbius), Monday, 28 October 2019 02:13 (three years ago) link

...in the best sense

a Mets fan who gave up on everything in the mid '80s (Dr Morbius), Monday, 28 October 2019 02:14 (three years ago) link

your boy has aged well

TikTok to the (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Monday, 28 October 2019 02:15 (three years ago) link

two years pass...

I seem to like Peter von Kant more than most responders, and I may "like" it more than the Fassbinder "original."

Malevolent Arugula (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Wednesday, 21 September 2022 21:43 (two months ago) link


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