It was not until she was 35, in 2013, that the edgy hidden-camera prank show Connasse brought Camille Cottin  to her nation’s attention. Photograph: Joel Saget/AFP via Getty Images

“I bought a few sheep during lockdown. Nobody told me they’d eat all my plants. How Parisian is that?” I’m discussing the pandemic with the actor Cami(...)

One of the challenges for Rupert Everett in his directorial debut – a study of Oscar Wilde’s last miserable months – was to escape the semi-fictional,(...)

Béatrice Dalle: ‘I don’t have a car, I don’t own my place, I don’t have a house in the country.’ Photograph: Didier Baverel/WireImage

Can it really be true, I ask Béatrice Dalle, that you seduced the English actor Rupert Everett? “Bah ouais,” she replies as we chat in a cafe near her(...)

Shaun (Gabrielle Union) must pitch her wits and various improvised weapons in order to save her two children from murderous marauders

In Miguel Ángel Vivas’s 2010 thriller Kidnapped, the intruders are listed simply as Head Thief, Young Thief, and Strong Thief. Breaking In’s triumvira(...)

Juliette Binoche, playing 50-something artist Isabelle, is a smart woman who makes bad choices.

 Most of Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan actually plays out on a boat, rather than the famous New York borough. Ghost Dog: The W(...)

Claire Denis with Juliette Binoche, who stars in her latest film Let The Sunshine In

“When you say ‘female director’ I already want to stop this conversation!” Claire Denis almost yells. “Female director? I feel like I am an animal. I (...)

If you know anything about Michael Haneke, you will approach this documentary with guarded expectations. Famously evasive about the mean(...)