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Catherine Deneuve: Belle De 50 Ansnew

The actress on her new film, A Christmas Tale, and her long, glorious non-career.
L.A. Weekly  |  Scott Foundas  |  11-21-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Arnaud Desplechin Serves Up Haute Holiday Fare in 'A Christmas Tale'new

A Christmas Tale isn't repugnant, just regressive. The modern family film has moved beyond this Gallic update of I Remember Mama.
New York Press  |  Armond White  |  11-20-2008  |  Reviews

Talking 'A Christmas Tale' with Arnaud Desplechinnew

A Christmas Tale is the "home for the holidays" primal scene as primal scream: from the first moments, as we're introduced to the characters, we realize they can be chilly and abrupt, capable of pettiness and outright cruelty. And that's just the set-up.
Chicago Newcity  |  Ray Pride  |  11-19-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

'A Christmas Tale' is Ecstatically Bitchynew

Arnaud Desplechin comes home for the horror days.
L.A. Weekly  |  Ella Taylor  |  11-14-2008  |  Reviews

Sprawling Film Navigates Two Livesnew

The director seems determined to squeeze every life lesson, every artistic idea he's ever had into his rich, sprawling melodrama, which lasts two-and-a-half hours but doesn't dawdle for a second.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Curt Holman  |  10-20-2005  |  Reviews

Freedom Filmnew

Though it doesn't have explosions or a dude dressed like a bat, Kings and Queen wins with good writing.
Tucson Weekly  |  James DiGiovanna  |  06-23-2005  |  Reviews

Kings and Queennew

This quiet French drama about death, longing and madness just might win you over when you least suspect it.
Dig Boston  |  Chris Braiotta  |  05-25-2005  |  Reviews

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