Catherine Deneuve

10

Superb

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg review (Blu-ray)

The musical jewel in the crown of French New Wave writer/director Demy’s career has been lovingly re-mastered here into a 2K presentation – and much like its star Deneuve, the...

7

Good

The Big Picture review (L'homme qui voulait vivre sa vie)

Romain Duris’ stock as an actor is high. And on the back of success and plaudits in The Beat That My Heart Skipped and Heartbreaker, here he stars in Eric...

6

Fair

Potiche review

As British cinemagoers, we’re a spoiled bunch. Not only do we have our own brilliant actors and industry, but we’re also sat in our metaphorical velvet flip-up chairs in-between the...

6

Fair

The Girl On The Train (La fille du Rer) review

Any actress cast as Catherine Deneuve's daughter should by rights be very pretty and Emily Dequenne, taking the leading role in this vivid and compelling subtitled French drama, more than...

8

Great

Belle De Jour

Regarded by many as Luis Bunuel's best and most accessible work, Belle De Jour stars Catherine Deneuve as Séverine, a young upper-middle class newlywed whose cold detachment from her husband...

7

Good

A Christmas Tale (Un Conte de Noel)

Hearing the description "family drama" is pretty much like asking to have a bucket of ice-cold water tipped over you, before your friends then place you out on the doorstep...

10

Superb

Persepolis (DVD)

I can't be any more clear than this — Persepolis is one of those exceptional and rare pieces of cinema that manages to engage and affect the audience on every level.

10

Superb

Persepolis

I can't be any more clear than this — Persepolis is one of those exceptional and rare pieces of cinema that manages to engage and affect the audience on every level.