Saturday, 23 May 2015

CANNES REPORT - FAUCON'S FATIMA


Philippe Faucon offers another alternative to the bourgeois portraits of French identity at Cannes with his new film Fatima. The immigration drama is described by critics as being moving and understated, though perhaps to a slight detriment. Alas, it looks unlikely to enable Faucon to break out on the international scene, though responses are generally fairly warm.