It's not surprising that a gripping movie such as Girl, about a young trans teenager embarking on hormone therapy and gender-affirming surgery,is made all the more vivid and clear by being placed in the ballet world. The art form's physically demanding nature mirrors Lara's fraughtness over her desire to achieve the near supernatural technique required for a professional ballet dancer with a body that's holding her back, physically and emotionally.
This is one for theatre lovers and thrill seekers alike. A highly stylized murder mystery, it might be the perfect switch up to the usual care free comedies of summer (there will be a rainy day somewhere during this week, right?).
Spring is in the air, and that means plenty of sunshine, fruit salad, delicate tulips, and of course an Emmanuel Mouret costume dramedy featuring royal gardens, cascading 18th century wardrobes, and delicious aristocratic gossip.
French police authorities described it as "the heist of the century". Ex-cop turned crime thriller specialist Olivier Marchal takes on the true story of the Carbon Connection scandal in Carbon (Carbone, 2017).
Oops, just missed it! This film is no longer available on Netflix streaming or DVD. From the director of the inspiring Oscar nominated Joyeux Noel, comes another untold war story, which draws upon actual memories of Christian Carion's own mother's biographical experiences.