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TIFF 2018: 'Greta'

Neil Jordan's latest thriller, Greta, doesn't make sense -- but it's a wild ride.

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The Comedy of Power

Chabrol is often labeled the French Hitchcock for his fascination with intrigue, the criminal mind, moral compromise, and guilt.

Meremu C.
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Violette Nozière (1978)

Violette, a classic French thriller that compels right at the ultra-noir first moment.

Meremu C.
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La Vie Promise (2002)

Despite Huppert’s commendable performance this film sinks under the weight of derivative characters, contrived and overly convenient plot points, and simplistic themes.

Kate Williams
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I Heart Huckabees: 2-Disc Special Edition (2004)

The Special Edition is loaded with so much self-referential material and 'oh so clever' concepts that they threaten to make the movie into its own cult object.

Bill Gibron
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I Heart Huckabees: 2-Disc Special Edition (2004)

As hard as he tries, Albert can't quite keep up with the Jaffes' questions, let alone their answers.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Time of the Wolf (Le Temps du loup) (2002)

In Michael Haneke's version of the end of the world, things are different.

Cynthia Fuchs
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I Heart Huckabees (2004)

Albert is again faced with basic questions: Are we really 'all connected'? How can 'everything be the same even if it's different'?"

Cynthia Fuchs
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Time of the Wolf (2003)

In Time of the Wolf, a family vacationing in the French countryside is split apart by shocking violence and faced with unspeakable horrors.

Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece
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Amateur (1994)

Its strengths lie not in this improbable plot, but in Hartley's challenges to conventions.

Terry Sawyer
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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.

Elbert Ventura
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Les Destinées (2000)

As its title suggests, the pall of inevitability hangs over Les Destinées.

Elbert Ventura
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The Piano Teacher (2001)

Haneke's films challenge not only media violence, but also unsuccessful satires of media violence, like Oliver Stone's indulgent, bloodily hedonistic 'Natural Born Killers'.

Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece

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