Two Tickets to Greece

Laure Calamy, Olivia Cote and Kristin Scott Thomas in Two Tickets to Greece. Image courtesy Palace Films

M, 111 minutes 4 Stars Review by © Jane Freebury Blazing sunlight, deep blue seas, white-washed walls and plenty of space on the beach for everyone to do their own thing. The siren call of the Greek islands is timeless, but the enticing holiday destination is put under serious strain with an incompatible travel companion.… Continue reading Two Tickets to Greece

Eric Gravel, director of Full Time, discusses his new film featuring Laure Calamy

By © Jane Freebury The last time we saw Laure Calamy, she was chasing her married lover on a hiking holiday in rural France. Her character ends up spending most of the time alone with the donkey carrying her pack, but the audience falls for her, anyway. The success of the delicious French comedy, Antoinette… Continue reading Eric Gravel, director of Full Time, discusses his new film featuring Laure Calamy

Caroline Vignal hiking in the Cevennes

French writer-director Caroline Vignal, herself a hiker, discusses her irresistible fish-out-of-water comedy, Antoinette dans les Cevennes By © Jane Freebury Comedy has hit refresh with a new fish-out-of-water comedy from France, Antoinette dans les Cevennes. That lovely expression, fish-out-of-water, is exactly the same in French. At least England and France agree on something. Antoinette dans… Continue reading Caroline Vignal hiking in the Cevennes