34. THE BEAT THAT MY HEART SKIPPED
dir. Jacques Audiard
world premiere 2005
U.S. release 2005
Because this ambitiously cross-cultural, cross-generational adaptation of an odd character study grounds itself in
the wisdom that every person is actually many people at once. So what if this guy happens to be a grotty crook and an aspiring
musician? He hasn't got a move in him, tough or sonorous or tender, that Audiard and his helpmeets can't match.