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Tag: Anne Fontaine

Innocents, The (2016)


Title: The Innocents (aka. Les innocentes)
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Anne Fontaine
Written by: Pascal Bonitzer, Pascal Bonitzer, Anne Fontaine, Sabrina B. Karine and Alice Vial
Starring: Lou de Laâge, Agata Buzek and Agata Kulesza
Release Date: 2/10/2016
Running Time: 115 minutes

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In 1945 Poland, a young French Red Cross doctor who is sent to assist the survivors of the German camps discovers several nuns in advanced states of pregnancy during a visit to a nearby convent.

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Dedication: This film is based on the life of Madeleine Pauliac (1912-1946) and is dedicated to her.

Gemma Bovery (2014)


Title: Gemma Bovery
Rating: R
Director: Anne Fontaine
Writer: Pascal Bonitzer and Anne Fontaine
Based on the novel by: Posy Simmonds
Stars: Fabrice Luchini, Gemma Arterton and Jason Flemyng
Release Date: 9/10/2014
Running Time: 99 minutes

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Martin, an ex-Parisian well-heeled hipster passionate about Gustave Flaubert who settled into a Norman village as a baker, sees an English couple moving into a small farm nearby. Not only are the names of the new arrivals Gemma and Charles Bovery, but their behavior also seems to be inspired by Flaubert’s heroes.

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Note: The credits start as the camera pulls away from the last scene of Martin talking with the new neighbor.

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