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PHILIPPE GARREL — L’AMANT D’UN JOUR

In L’AMANT D’UN JOUR, Jeanne (Esther Garrel, recently seen in Luca Guadagnino’s Call Me By Your Name) moves back to dad’s place, only to discover—and befriend—her father’s twenty-something lover Ariane (Louise Chevillotte). The new film by Philippe Garrel opens in Los Angeles this weekend. The black-and-white cinematography is by Renato Berta (Au revoir les enfants).   L’AMANT D’UN […]

CALL ME BY YOUR NAME

After months of festival praise and a recent gala screening at AFI Fest 2017, Luca Guadagnino’s CALL ME BY YOUR NAME has finally opened in cinemas. Equal to Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight in the artistry of its portrayal—both devastating and edifying—of a teenager discovering his sexuality, CALL ME BY YOUR NAME features a superlative lead performance by […]

KOGONADA’S COLUMBUS

To the list of modernist structures that have become cinematic characters in their own right—Casa Malaparte in Godard’s Le Mépris, Villa Necchi Campiglio in Luca Guadagnino’s Io sono l’amore—add the libraries, office buildings, churches, banks, and private homes designed by Eero Saarinen, Eliel Saarinen, Myron Goldsmith, Deborah Berke, James Stewart Polshek, and Edward Bassett that provide sanctuary for […]