Saturday, June 4, 2005

5 x 2 (cinq fois 2)
Stephane Freiss, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi
directed by Francois Ozon

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10th French film festival, Greenbelt 1

I saw this at the French film festival in Greenbelt. Interesting theme - 5 important stages in the life of a couple shown in reverse order. Starting with their divorce, an infidelity episode, the birth of their son, their wedding and the day they met. Really simple plot and it mainly focuses on the 2 main characters. The French they used was easy to comprehend unlike some of the films where they use a certain version of the language which can be difficult to decipher. I have to admit my facility with the language is not as fluent as before. I do rely on the subtitles, sometimes

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