Knife + Heart
aka Un couteau dans le coeur First screened in April 2019
Director: Yann Gonzalez. Cast: Vanessa Paradis, Kate Moran, Jonathan Genet, Nicolas Maury, Khaled Alouach, Félix Maritaud, Bastien Waultier, Bertrand Mandico, Pierre Emö, Pierre Pirol, Thibault Servière, Elina Löwensohn, Romane Bohringer. Screenplay: Yann Gonzalez and Cristiano Mangione. Twitter Capsule:
What if giallo just isn't that interesting? What if you can be "stylized" without much style? Paradis is pretty bad.
I'm sure some will discern value or wit to the movie's pastiche and its odd angles on queerness and gender but I found it all cheap and disposable.