Audrey Tautou

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Amélie at 20: how has the sugar-sweet Parisian whimsy aged?
Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s fantastical romantic comedy made a star of Audrey Tautou and its distinctive visuals influenced a decade’s worth of film-makers

Scott Tobias

02, Nov, 2021 @6:02 AM

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Call to stub out on-screen smoking in French films
Injecting morality into films is ‘like pouring cola into a Château Lafite’, one critic of idea declares

Kim Willsher in Paris

20, Nov, 2017 @3:02 PM

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Audrey Tautou: ‘My subject in these photos is somebody between the character and who I am’
The French actor has been in the public eye since Amélie in 2001. Now, in her first show as a photographer, she’s playing around with that image

Alex Clark

01, Oct, 2017 @8:00 AM

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The Odyssey review – Jacques Cousteau biopic looks good underwater but doesn't go deep
This handsome, very conventional film tells the story of one of the last great adventurer-superstars – but it’s hard not to pine for The Life Aquatic

Cath Clarke

18, Aug, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Microbe & Gasoline review – weird, sad and deserving a big hug
This playful comedy drama, about two boys running away from home, is all we’d expect from Michel Gondry, and its geekiness makes it all the more lovable

Leslie Felperin

05, Nov, 2015 @11:00 PM

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Microbe and Gasoline review – Michel Gondry's touching tale of teenage friendship
In his most satisfying film since Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Gondry crafts an optimistic adolescent adventure from the mess of real life

Jordan Hoffman

29, Sep, 2015 @1:06 PM

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DVDs and downloads: Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow, The Other Woman, Grace of Monaco, Camille Claudel 1915, Chinese Puzzle, Goodbye Solo – and more | Guy Lodge
Tom Cruise lands a role to die for in the rebranded Edge of Tomorrow, but Nicole Kidman suffers as Grace of Monaco, writes Guy Lodge

Guy Lodge

11, Oct, 2014 @11:04 PM

Mood Indigo review – absurdist romance fizzing with ideas

Michel Gondry's adaptation of a 1947 novel by surrealist Boris Vian is a lively but perplexing sci-fi fantasy, writes Jonathan Romney

Jonathan Romney

02, Aug, 2014 @11:03 PM

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Mood Indigo review – kaleidoscopic kidulthood

After a swerve into superhero territory, director Michel Gondry returns to form with an otherworldly romance full of strangeness and charm, writes Peter Bradshaw

Peter Bradshaw

31, Jul, 2014 @2:00 PM

Michel Gondry on Mood Indigo: 'It has a special connection with adolescence' – video interview

Michel Gondry, the director of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, talks to Andrew Pulver about Mood Indigo, his new romantic drama

Andrew Pulver and Henry Barnes

31, Jul, 2014 @12:00 PM

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Chinese Puzzle review – amiable Cédric Klapisch trilogy-closer

Romain Duris and Audrey Tautou head for New York in a likable finale to Cédric Klapisch's trilogy of dramedies, writes Peter Bradshaw

Peter Bradshaw

19, Jun, 2014 @9:20 PM

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Chiwetel Ejiofor joins Hollywood elite as 12 Years a Slave tipped for Oscars

After parallel successes on stage and screen, the Londoner is being lauded as one of the greatest actors of his generation

Andrew Pulver

10, Jan, 2014 @6:57 PM

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