In the Shadow of Women
aka L'ombre des femmes
First screened in September 2015
Director: Philippe Garrel. Cast: Clotilde Courau, Stanislas Merhar, Lena Paugam, Jean Pommier, Thérèse Quentin, Vimala Pons, Antoinette Moya, Mounir Margoum, Claude Desmecht, voice of Louis Garrel. Screenplay: Jean-Claude Carrière, Philippe Garrel, Caroline Deruas-Garrel, and Arlette Langmann.

Twitter Capsule: Tiny ficelle of a film takes witty stock of knotted infidelities. Neither one-sided nor free of judgment.

VOR:   Dans l'oeil du spectateur: yet another witty and brittle French miniature, or an uncommon exercise in concision, denuding romantic and historical myths at once.

Photo © 2015 SBS Productions/Close Up Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

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