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CANNES FILM REVIEW: ‘Carlos’ by Olivier Assayas

By Ray Bennett CANNES – Long, but illuminating and engrossing, “Carlos” directed by Olivier Assayas, details the extraordinary career of the international terrorist known as Carlos the Jackal. Shot in three parts for television, the five-hour and 33-minute production was … Continue reading

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EDINBURGH FILM REVIEW: Juliette Binoche in ‘Summer Hours’

By Ray Bennett EDINBURGH – French filmmaker Olivier Assayas’s film “Summer Hours” was commissioned to help celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Musee d’Orsay in Paris. Its depth of character, therefore, comes as something of a surprise. He has chosen … Continue reading

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