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Movie Suggestion: Eric Rohmer’s ‘The Bakery Girl of Monceau’ | ADL | by Jay Jasinski

“Delicious. I could eat nothing but pastries.” – Young man The visual metaphors of Rohmer‘s first Moral Tale hides its discreetness with the pellucid dusting of powdered sugar. The young man invests in women the same way he invests in … Continue reading


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The Fire Within (1963)

“The sensitivity was in my heart, not my hands” – Alain Leroy French director, Louis Malle faced an existentialist crisis before making The Fire Within. Approaching his 30s, the successful filmmaker looked in the mirror and saw an old man; … Continue reading

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