French Film Festival movies win big at the prestigious César Awards!
The 45th César Awards - France’s equivalent to the Oscars - were held on Friday night at the Salle Pleyel in Paris and Brisbane audiences will soon be able to watch the winning films themselves when they screen at this year’s Alliance Française French Film Festival from March 18 to April 14.
Ladj Ly's powerful drama, inspired by the 2005 French riots, Les Misérables, was nominated for 11 awards and walked away with Best Picture, Best Male Newcomer for Alexis Manenti, Best Editing ...
The Way Back Movie Review
Ben Affleck, who has had his own issues with substance abuse, plays Jack Cunningham, a man hiding in a bottle to avoid dealing with a huge personal loss. The establishing scenes make if very clear that there is a deep seated problem with alcohol and as things develop you are given more details on the cause.
Affleck, never known for his dynamic range as an actor is well cast as a man that feels only pain and his monosyllabic delivery suits the character. The film ...