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JULIETTE BINOCHE

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HOW TO BE A GOOD WIFE (2020)
Starring Juliette Binoche, Noémie Lvovsky, Yolande Moreau, Noémie Lvovsky, Edouard Baer, François Berléand, Marie Zabukovec, Anamaria Vartolomei, Lily Taïeb and Pauline Briand. Directed by Martin Provost.

It’s 1968. The immaculate and morally upright Paulette Van Der Beck and her husband Robert have been running Van der Beck’s School of Housekeeping and Good Manners in the lush regions of Alsace for over two decades, with the help of Paulette’s eccentric stepsister Gilberte and the school’s communist-fearing, ex-Resistance nun Marie, Therese.Their mission: to train teenagers to become perfect housewives, in times when women were expected to be largely subservient.

After an accident turns clockwork order into chaos, Paulette discovers that the school is on the verge of financial ruin. Forced to assume executive responsibilities, she is flustered even more by an encounter with her long-lost first love, André, who becomes relentless in his desire to rekindle their romance. Meanwhile, a sweeping nationwide protest movement is transforming the society around them, encouraging the school’s pupils to challenge authority and question their own desires and beliefs... Before long the entire group undertakes a journey of liberation, one that will transform all their lives.

THE TRUTH (2019)
Starring Catherine Deneuve, Ethan Hawke, Juliette Binoche, Ludivine Sagnier and Roger Van Hool. Directed by Hirokazu Kore-Eda.

REVIEWS The Truth - A well-intentioned trip down a well-worn path

WHO YOU THINK I AM (2019)
Starring Juliette Binoche, Claude Perron, Charles Berling, Jules Houplain, François Civil, Nicole Garcia, Guillaume Gouix, Marie-Ange Casta, Jules Gauzelin and Laurène Savart. Directed by Safy Nebbou.

Claire is a university lecturer and mother of two teenage boys, who is contending with the approach of middle age and remains stung by the betrayal of her ex-husband, who is building a new life with a much younger partner.

Claire has a new lover too, the handsome Ludo, but is under no illusions as to his fidelity. Out of a mix of petulance and curiosity, she impulsively creates a fake Facebook profile in which to keep an eye on him: she’s ‘Clara’, vivacious, blonde... and 24 years old. Ludo doesn’t take the bait, but his close friend Alex does, and their online connection soon becomes flirtatious. Titillated by the opportunity of being “young again”, Claire’s deceptions lead both of her identities into increasingly dangerous territory...

HIGH LIFE (2019)
Starring Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, André Benjamin, Mia Goth, Agata Buzek, Lars Eidinger, Claire Tran, Ewan Mitchell, Gloria Obianyo and Scarlett Lindsey. Directed by Claire Denis.

REVIEWS High Life - A hypnotic and abhorrent sci-fi triumph

LET THE SUNSHINE IN (2019)
Starring Juliette Binoche, Xavier Beauvois, Philippe Katerine, Josiane Balasko, Gérard Depardieu, Alex Descas, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Bruno Podalydès, Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi and Claire Tran. Directed by Claire Denis.

Living alone in Paris, Isabelle is looking for a connection – she thinks. Her passion burns brightly, but as she finds comfort in the arms of an array of men, she ponders just what she’s seeking, and whether sex and companionship are the keys to fulfillment.
SLACK BAY (2017)
Starring Fabrice Luchini, Juliette Binoche, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Jean-Luc Vincent, Brandon Lavieville, Raph, Didier Després, Cyril Rigaux, Laura Dupré and Thierry Lavieville. Directed by Bruno Dumont.
GHOST IN THE SHELL (2017)
Starring Scarlett Johannson, Beat Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche, Michael Pitt, Pilou Asbæk, Kaori Momoi, Chin Han, Danusia Samal, Lasarus Ratuere and Yutaka Izumihara. Directed by Rupert Sanders.

Follows the Major, a special ops, one-of-a-kind human-cyborg hybrid, who leads the elite task force Section 9. Devoted to stopping the most dangerous criminals and extremists, Section 9 is faced with an enemy whose singular goal is to wipe out Hanka Robotic’s advancements in cyber technology.

REVIEWS Ghost In The Shell - Lacking any subtlety

THE WAIT (2016)
Starring Juliette Binoche and Lou De Laage. Directed by Piero Messina.

In the vast rooms of a beautiful Sicilian villa, receives an unexpected guest. Twenty-something Jeanne has arrived from France, declaring herself to be the girlfriend of Anna’s son, Giuseppe, who has invited her to the house to spend Easter together. But this is news to Anna, and Giuseppe is not yet there.

Despite the disruption to her routine, Anna invites her young guest to stay, and as the two women await Giuseppe’s arrival, they slowly begin to form a connection. Jeanne, dislocated and a little mysti ed at rst, gradually gives in to the charms of the volcanic island. She swims in the nearby lake and makes new friends, while Anna – watched over by a long-time family friend – comes out of her shell. Yet still, her son’s absence remains unexplained...

CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA (2015)
Starring Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart, Chloë Grace Moretz, Lars Eidinger, Johnny Flynn, Brady Corbet, Hanns Zischler, Angela Winkler, Nora Von Waldstätten and Aljoscha Stadelmann. Directed by Olivier Assayas.

At the peak of her international career, Maria Enders is asked to perform in a revival of the play that made her famous twenty years ago. But back then she played the role of Sigrid, an alluring young girl who disarms and eventually drives her boss Helena to suicide. Now she is being asked to step into the other role, that of the older Helena. She departs with her assistant to rehearse in Sils Maria; a remote region of the Alps. A young Hollywood starlet with a penchant for scandal is to take on the role of Sigrid, and Maria finds herself on the other side of the mirror, face to face with an ambiguously charming woman who is, in essence, an unsettling reflection of herself.

REVIEWS Clouds of Sils Maria - Strangely pointless

A THOUSAND TIMES GOODNIGHT (2014)
Starring Juliette Binoche and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. Directed by Erik Poppe.

Rebecca is one of the world's top war photographers. On assignment while photographing a female suicide bomber group inb Kabul, she gets too near and is badly hurt in an explosion. Back home, another bomb drops. Her husband and daughters can no longer bear the thought of her dying on assignment. She is given an ultimatum: her work or her family. The choice seems obvious...
GODZILLA 3D (2014)
Starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Juliette Binoche, David Strathairn, Bryan Cranston and Ken Watanabe. Directed by Gareth Edwards.

A giant radioactive monster called Godzilla awakens from its slumber to wreak destruction on its creators.

REVIEWS Godzilla - Triumphant return for king of the monsters
Godzilla - King of the monsters reigns supreme

COSMOPOLIS (2012)
Starring Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, Paul Giamatti, Sarah Gadon, Samantha Morton, Jay Baruchel, Kevin Durand, Mathieu Amalric, Patricia McKenzie and Emily Hampshire. Directed by David Cronenberg.
CHOCOLAT (2001)
Starring Juliette Binoche, Alfred Molina, Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, Leslie Caron, Carrie-Anne Moss, Aurelien Parent Koenig, Lena Olin, Peter Stormare and John Wood. Directed by Lasse Hallström.

A young French woman returns to the vast silence of West Africa to contemplate her childhood days in a colonial outpost in Cameroon. Her strongest memories are of the family's houseboy, Protee - a man of great nobility, intelligence and beauty - and the intricate nature of relationships in a racist society.
THREE COLORS: WHITE (1994)
Starring Zbigniew Zamachowski, Julie Delpy, Janusz Gajos, Jerzy Stuhr, Aleksander Bardini, Grzegorz Warchoł, Cezary Harasimowicz, Jerzy Nowak, Philippe Morier-Genoud and Juliette Binoche. Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski.
THREE COLORS: BLUE (1994)
Starring Juliette Binoche, Benoît Régent, Florence Pernel, Charlotte Véry, Hélène Vincent, Philippe Volter, Claude Duneton, Hugues Quester, Emmanuelle Riva and Julie Delpy. Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski.
NON-FICTION
Starring Guillaume Canet, Juliette Binoche, Vincent Macaigne, Nora Hamzawi, Christa Théret, Pascal Greggory, Laurent Poitrenaux, Sigrid Bouaziz, Lionel Dray and Nicolas Bouchaud. Directed by Olivier Assayas.

REVIEWS Non-Fiction - Literature, laughs and lewd liaisons

THE 33
Starring Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, Juliette Binoche, James Brolin, Lou Diamond Phillips and Mario Casas. Directed by Patricia Riggen.

Based on the real-life event, when a gold and copper mine collapses, it traps 33 miners underground for 69 days.
CAMILLE CLAUDEL, 1915
Starring Juliette Binoche, Jean-Luc Vincent and Emmanuel Kauffman. Directed by Bruno Dumont.

In the cold light of winter, 1915 Camille Claudel bends down once again to pick up a stone and examine it. It’s almost as if we are watching a sculptor at work: in her mind she appears to be transforming this simple piece of rock into something new. But then she drops the stone, never to create her art again. This woman’s obsession with the idea that she is being persecuted by those who envy her - as well as by her former lover, Auguste Rodin - has prompted her family to commit her to a psychiatric clinic in the south of France. The film chronicles her endless vigil, hoping to find understanding and recognition as an artist, but also to receive a visit from her beloved brother, the writer Paul Claudel.
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