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John Madden: “I would not have imagined that my film would come out in wartime”

INTERVIEW – The British director, author of comedies whose Shakespeare in Love, in 1998, tackles the historical genre in his latest feature film. At 73, John Madden looks like a British gentleman. The director of Shakespeare in Lovethe seven-Oscar comedy, likes to mix British humour, a pinch of nonsense with deeper reflections on the profession […]

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Our review of La Ruse: de bonne guerre

REVIEW – Class, humor and disenchantment are at the rendezvous of this film based on real events in 1943. With a Colin Firth very comfortable maneuvering a stratagem intended to deceive the German forces. For once, we understand that the distributors did not translate the original title word for word, Operation Mincemeat. It would have […]

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Jean-Christophe Buisson: “In war as in war”

CHRONICLE – Two good Anglo-Saxon psychological films on 39-45: The Collini Affair and Cunning. War is ugly, but it inspires filmmakers. Probably because it’s ugly, by the way. As such, that of 39-45 offers a catalog of scenarios that seems inexhaustible. Next Wednesday alone, you can immerse yourself for four hours in this lake of […]