Since delivering one of the best performances of her career in Certified Copy last year, Juliette Binoche is continuing on the foreign circuit with her drama Elles, seeing a release this spring. During TIFF last year I got a chance to check out Malgorzata Szumowska’s story about a journalist whose story on high-end prostitues starts to careen with her personal life. I was mixed on the film, as her interviews with the subjects and their own stories were much more involving than Binoche’s personal struggles. If you are a fan of her work though, I do recommend it and today Vulture gives us a preview in a red band trailer which one can view below.
Juliette Binoche stars as a journalist researching an article on student prostitution for the French edition of ELLE magazine finds herself drawn to two young women. The stories these seemingly well-adjusted girls share force the middle-aged writer to examine her own life and family.
Elles hits theaters April 27th after playing at the Tribeca 2012 Film Festival.
I’m not sure I’d think much about diving into the work of Les Blank if only given a plot synopsis. His films, including a plethora now available in a stunningly thorough Criterion set, take on the esoteric sides of America, from bluegrass musicians to the wonders of polka to the taste of Creole cooking. These […]
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