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Times Staff WriterWhen director Claude Chabrol cast Isabelle Huppert in the title role of his 1978 "Violette," as a notorious real-life teenage killer leading a double life, he found in her the ideal actress to express his career-long fascination with how bourgeoise...
Tags: Death, South Pasadena, Cinema Industry, Health, Comedy (genre)
Times Staff WriterSlick, sleek and genteelly erotic, "Unfaithful" is a high-gloss morality play from the Architectural Digest School of Infidelity, where the handsome furnishings arouse as much emotion as the protagonists' tangled lives. With one key exception. Diane...
Tags: Richard Gere, Television, Values, Adultery, Television Industry
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday April 3, 1998 Pascal Aubier's irresistible "Son of Gascogne" puts a smile on your face and keeps it there. This French charmer involves young love, an intricate comedy plot and an homage to vintage New Wave stars and directors. It's...
Tags: Death, Entertainment, France, Comedy (genre), Movies
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday April 23, 1999 When you sit down to watch the droll trickery of "The Swindle," you know you're in good hands. It stars the always reliable Isabelle Huppert and Michel Serrault and it is writer-director Claude Chabrol's 50th film in 40 years....
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday July 23, 1999 Though you wouldn't know it from Hollywood's kids 'r us obsessions, directors actually can improve as they advance in age. The droll and delicious "Autumn Tale" is the 22nd feature in 79-year-old writer-director Eric Rohmer's...
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TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday February 11, 2000 "Les Bonnes Femmes," one of Claude Chabrol's earliest and best films, screens today through Wednesday at the Nuart with a new 35-millimeter print. Made in 1960 but unreleased in Los Angeles until 1976 and seen rarely, if...
TIMES STAFF WRITERSaturday February 3, 2001 "Valentine" is a smart, stylish horror picture that offers a fresh twist on the ever-reliable revenge theme and affords a raft of talented young actors solid roles that show them to advantage. Director Jamie Blanks...
TRIBUNE MOVIE CRITIC4 stars (out of 4) At 73, Jean-Luc Godard, director of the striking new French film "Notre Musique" ("Our Music"), may look like a cineaste contemplating the end, but fortunately for us, he's never out of breath. Still cinematically alive, intense and...
Courant film CriticIt has been suggested that summer has already begun at the cineplexes, with the huge opening for ``The Scorpion King." Whether The Rock has legs as well as arms will be seen. But well before Memorial Day, the traditional start of summer, the long season...
Times Staff Writer"The Flower of Evil," Claude Chabrol's 50th film in a 45-year-career, finds the New Wave pioneer in top form. On its inevitably stylish surface this film seems business as usual for Chabrol: There's the handsome, well-mannered bourgeois family with its...
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TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday December 20, 1996 "La Ceremonie" is vintage Claude Chabrol: elegant, brisk and lethal in its assault on the obliviousness of the haute bourgeoise. The self-absorbed, often hypocritical upper-middle class has been a favorite Chabrol target for...
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday March 28, 1997 The simplest films can be the most daring, the most impressive, the most satisfying. So it is with "A Single Girl." Directed by Benoit Jacquot and starring the radiant Virginie Ledoyen, this French effort focuses, largely...
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