We spoke with Quebec director Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette and two members of the cast to unpack the resonance of Romain Gary’s White Dog and the challenges of adapting it.
An interview with the French filmmaker about Deception and Brother and Sister, the merits of extramarital affairs and his unconventional approach to prepping actors.
2 stars out of 5.
The highly anticipated Black Panther sequel Wakanda Forever, Spielberg’s The Fabelmans, #MeToo journalism drama She Said and more promising theatrical releases this month.
3.5 stars out of 5
With 22 international guests, this year’s 28th edition, running Nov. 2–13, promises to be a treat for fans of French-language film.
4.5 stars out of 5
“The animal attraction that makes other romcoms work is missing from this film. While both Roberts and Clooney can normally turn up the heat, there are no sparks between their characters here, and the holier than thou Zoomers act like Barbie and Ken dolls: utterly sexless.”
Short and feature-length horror film screenings, Halloween parties and more special events are happening at Montreal theatres and online from Oct. 20–31.
We interviewed one of the directors who put South Korean cinema on the map. “The Korean soil has matured, and we are reaping those fruits now.”