Articles tagged francois ozon

On François Ozon Crossdressing Melodrama, ‘The New Girlfriend’

In François Ozon’s latest, the ostensible perversion of crossdressing is the basis of a comic melodrama about repressed and mixed-up desires.

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‘The New Girlfriend’ Fails to Live Up to François Ozon’s Best Work

Ozon continues to shift genre and bend gender with The New Girlfriend, but the results feel clumsy and calculated when compared with the director’s best work.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Les Amants Criminels (Criminal Lovers) (2000)

To call Francois Ozon’s Criminal Lovers (Les Amants Criminels) disturbing would be an understatement. As would calling it challenging, visceral, horrific, even, at times,

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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