Tag: France

IN THEATERS (SF) – “Francofonia”

Francofonia (2016; Dir.: Alexander Sokurov) GRADE: B- By Daniel Barnes *Opening tomorrow at the Landmark Opera Plaza in San Francisco and the Rafael Film Center in San Rafael. Another meta-documentary about a famous museum from Russian Ark director Alexander Sokurov, and seemingly starring the same faceless narrator, but […]

May Criterion Collection Review – Le Silence de la Mer

Le Silence de la Mer (1949; Dir.: Jean-Pierre Melville) GRADE: A- By Mike Dub “This film has no pretension of solving the problem of Franco-German relations, for they cannot be solved while the barbarous Nazi crimes, committed with the complicity of the German people, remain fresh in men’s minds.” […]