I’m still short on blogging time, but with very good reason: The French are in town!
It’s a banner year for French cinema, and TIFF is benefiting from it on almost every level.
Yeah, New York snagged “Entre les Murs” for its opening night, which effectively disappeared it from the TIFF schedule — seriously, just try to find any mention of it originally being included in the Special Presentations series back in July — but we still have strong new work from Arnaud Desplechin, Amos Gitai, Olivier Assayas and Agnes Varda, among others.
And I’m meeting Varda — one of the last surviving Nouvelle Vague directors, and the one who remains the most giddy and inventive — in about half an hour, so I have to run.
A la prochaine …