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REBECCA LENKIEWICZ

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COLETTE (2018)
Starring Keira Knightley, Dominic West, Fiona Shaw, Ray Panthaki, Denise Gough, Robert Pugh, Rebecca Root, Aiysha Hart, Caroline Boulton and Máté Haumann. Directed by Wash Westmoreland.

The story of the woman behind the scandalous Claudine novels (and later Gigi) that dazzled French society in the first half of the 20th Century. The film depicts her rise from country girl to darling of the Parisian demi-monde with her husband Henry ‘Willy’ Gauthier-Villars. A critic and author in his own right, he mentors and later betrays her, as her stories gain them fame and notoriety.

REVIEWS Colette - The myth, The legend, The Claudine

DISOBEDIENCE (2018)
Starring Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams, Alessandro Nivola, Cara Horgan, Sophia Brown, Liza Sadovy, Omri Rose, Allan Corduner, Anton Lesser and Nicholas Woodeson. Directed by Sebastián Lelio.

A woman returns to her Orthodox Jewish home after the death of her rabbi father and stirs up controversy when she shows an interest in an old childhood friend.

REVIEWS Disobedience - An emotionally rich collision of faith and desire

IDA (2014)
Starring Agata Trzebuchowska, Agata Kulesza, Dawid Ogrodnik, Joanna Kulig, Adam Szyszkowski, Jerzy Trela, Artur Janusiak, Dorota Kuduk, Halina Skoczyńska and Natalia Lagiewczyk. Directed by Paweł Pawlikowski.

Poland 1962. Anna is a beautiful eighteen-year-old woman, preparing to become a nun at the convent where she has lived since orphaned as a child. She learns she has a living relative she must visit before taking her vows, her mother’s sister Wanda.

Together, the two women embark on a voyage of discovery of each other and their past. Her aunt, she learns is not only a former hard-line Communist state prosecutor notorious for sentencing priests and others to death, but also a Jew.

SERVANTS
Starring Samuel Skyva, Samuel Polakovič, Milan Mikulčík, Vladimír Strnisko and Vlad Ivanov. Directed by Ivan Ostrochovský.

REVIEWS Servants - An austere glimpse behind the Iron Curtain in Czechoslovakia

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