An uncertain place

1917 dir. by

I wasn’t too sure what I was going to make of this film before I saw it. War films can be very hit or miss with...

Goddess by

I came across a mention of Julie d’Aubugny when Oisin McGann retweeted a Quite Interesting fact about her Has anyone written a biography or fictionalised account,...

Birdsong by

The French trilogy ; 2 Set before, during, and after World War 1 Birdsong tells the story of a young Englishman. Staring before the war in...

Dunkirk dir. by

For a film described by IFCO as only containing “moderate” violence Dunkirk certainly packs a punch. The opening stars quiet, but tense, but quickly explodes into...

Keeping the world away by

Lost, found, stolen, strayed, sold, fought over… This engrossing, beautifully crafted novel follows the fictional adventures, over a hundred years, of an early 20th-century painting and...

Lucy dir. by

Lucy’s new boyfriend is trying to persuade her to deliver a briefcase for him. It’s a simple job and she’ll get well paid, he promises, after...

The Paris Wife by

Before Ernest Hemmingway was the famous author of hie time he was a struggling writer, trying to figure out how to make ends meet, trying to...

An uncertain place by

Translated by Sian Reynolds. An Inspector Adamsberg novel #6 Adamsberg is in England at a European policing convention, discussing immigration and the control thereof. Well, that’s...