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François Ozon

Features

Monday, January 31 2011

Missed Movies of 2010, Part 2: Life During Wartime to Wild Grass

In our second half of 2010's overlooked offerings, we champion West Virginia 'white' trash, a mafia musical, the goriest (and goofiest) spring break ever, a trip to a town called Panic, and one unfairly dismissed, should have been an Oscar nominee mainstream hit from Ben Affleck.


Reviews

Tuesday, December 15 2009

Ricky

François Ozon's film might best be understood as a kind of prickly fable, or maybe a cautionary tale.


Wednesday, July 9 2003

Swimming Pool (2003)

Julie becomes Sarah's muse, her model, her irritant.


Wednesday, September 18 2002

8 Women (2002)

Sabotaging the happy play of color, song, and glamour with a deeply felt despair, Ozon has finally made his subversiveness genuinely surprising.


Blogs

Thursday, September 12 2013

TIFF 2013: Gerontophilia (dir. Bruce LaBruce) / Young and Beautiful (dir. François Ozon)

Two films about teenage sexuality yielding contrasting results: Bruce LaBruce's Gerontophilia is a hilarious and heartbreaking portrait of a teenager's passion for an octogenarian, while François Ozon's Young & Beautiful is a chic yet tacky take on a teenage girl's decision to prostitute herself.


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