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Episode 92 Begin Again

This Week Blaise and James review “Begin Again”. We also take a look at the trailer for “The Skeleton Twins” and discuss La Promesse for our Dardenne Brothers Cinema series. James gets a chance to talk to Geordie Sabbagh about his feature film “A Sunday Kind of Love”.
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Dardenne Brothers Cinema Series

I heard a story a couple months back about french youth panhandling at Cannes for tickets to see the world premiere of the new Dardenne brothers film Deux Jours, Une Nuit (Two Days, One Night). I have never seen a Dardenne Brothers film, so naturally I was curious what made French youth feel so connected to their films. Was it a sense of national pride to rally behind French auteurs at the premier French film festival or was it that they are more fascinated and engaged by cinema than our own culture. Regardless I would like to find out what all the hype is about and the best way I know is to curate a film series.

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