Claire Denis

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Stars at Noon review – edgy expat drama from Claire Denis
A broke young American woman in Nicaragua gets together with a suave Englishman in the veteran French director’s unsettling mood piece

Wendy Ide

18, Jun, 2023 @11:00 AM

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‘Protege! Would you use that word for a man?’ Claire Denis on rum, Africa and rethinking MeToo
Choose your words carefully with France’s most brilliant – and formidable – film director, as she discusses being bourgeois, Harvey Weinstein, and her latest movie, Stars at Noon

Claire Armitstead

09, Jun, 2023 @5:00 AM

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The best movies of 2022 … you may not have seen
From a sharp comedy reboot to an erotic political thriller, Guardian writers pick the hidden films of the year that people should know more about

Adrian Horton, Catherine Shoard, Scott Tobias, Benjamin Lee, Lauren Mechling, Andrew Pulver, Guy Lodge, Radheyan Simonpillai, Veronica Esposito, Jesse Hassenger, Lisa Wong Macabasco and Andrew Lawrence

28, Dec, 2022 @6:34 AM

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Streaming: the best love triangle films
Claire Denis’s Both Sides of the Blade, starring Juliette Binoche, joins other classics where three’s a crowd, from The Piano to The Favourite

Guy Lodge

19, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Both Sides of the Blade review – Claire Denis’s love triangle thriller lacks chemistry
Juliette Binoche and Vincent Lindon are both intense, except when they’re together, in a romantic drama weighed down by backstory

Nick James

10, Sep, 2022 @2:00 PM

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On my radar: Claire Denis’s cultural highlights
The French director on being mesmerised by the film Memoria, and her love of Tindersticks, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and the Mediterranean

Sarah Crompton

10, Sep, 2022 @2:00 PM

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‘I fell in love with two men – it was unbearable!’: Juliette Binoche on love triangles and ‘little boy’ Gérard Depardieu
The French screen star opens up about her life mirroring the plot of new film Both Sides of the Blade and putting male cinema icons in their place

Ryan Gilbey

09, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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If you watch only one film … the greatest movies by the greatest directors
Some directors come with such huge back catalogues that it can be hard to know where to start. Enter our film critics, who suggest the best routes in to the works of some of our most prolific film-makers

Peter Bradshaw, Simran Hans, Catherine Bray and Danny Leigh

09, Jul, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Cannes 2022 week two roundup: a bloated Elvis and a brush with greatness
Baz Luhrmann’s Presley biopic was an extravagant bust, but Ruben Östland and Kelly Reichardt offered satirical entertainment and quiet wonder

Xan Brooks

28, May, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Stars at Noon review – languid tale of sex, lies and intrigue in the Nicaraguan heat
Benny Safdie stands out among a strangely lethargic cast in Claire Denis’ erotic and intimate political drama

Peter Bradshaw

25, May, 2022 @11:00 PM

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Cannes 2022: 10 movies to watch out for in this year’s festival | Peter Bradshaw
Austin Butler shakes his stuff as Elvis, Cronenberg gets creepy, Claire Denis takes on colonial agony and Hirokazu Kore-eda unwraps his first Korean-language film

Peter Bradshaw

16, May, 2022 @12:41 PM

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Joe Alwyn on Conversations With Friends and sex scenes: ‘They’re like filming fights – quite mechanical’
He’s about to make you swoon in the new adaptation of the Sally Rooney blockbuster. The actor talks about earning the author’s seal of approval and winning a Grammy alongside Taylor Swift

Rebecca Nicholson

30, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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