Samba in cinemas May 1st
Apr15

Samba in cinemas May 1st

From the team behind box office sensation Intouchables comes SAMBA, a topical and clever romantic drama releasing in UK cinemas on 1st May 2015. Samba (Omar Sy – Intouchables) came to France 10 years ago from Senegal. He plugs away at various lowly jobs in a bid to stay under the radar and avoid the authorities. Alice (Charlotte Gainsbourg – Nymphomaniac, Melancholia) is a senior executive who has recently undergone a burnout, and...

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Wooden Crosses (PG) Home Ents Review
Mar30

Wooden Crosses (PG) Home Ents Review

  Dir. Raymond Bernard, France, 1932, 115 mins, in French with subtitles Cast: Pierre Blanchar, Gabriel Gabrio, Charles Vanel, Raymond Aimos, Antonin Artaud Eureka’s latest Masters of Cinema release is Wooden Crosses (Les croix de bois); a ‘lost’ World War I classic directed by Raymond Bernard, the director of the definitive French screen adaptation of Les misérables. Wooden Crosses was hailed at the time of its release in 1932 for...

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Attila Marcel (12) Home Ents Review
Mar14

Attila Marcel (12) Home Ents Review

  Dir. Sylvain Chomet, France, 2013, 102 mins, Subtitles Cast: Guillaume Gouix, Anne Le Ny, Bernadette Lafont, Hélène Vincent, Luis Rego ‘We are unable to find everything in our memory which is like a dispensary, where at random we pick a soothing drug or a poison’ – Marcel Proust An unusual opening to an equally unusual film, Attila Marcel is the story of a man-child named Paul who has been raised by his two aunts since the...

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