Only Connect

Mobile phones, internet, text messages, e-mails, chats : the means of communication multiply but do we communicate any more effectively as a result ? Six characters in search of love meet up, seduce each other, fall in love, fall out of love, argue, hate each other, split up, meet someone else and start again. False identities, true


De Nouvelles Vies

Three women are about to give birth on a rainy 31st of December. France 3, MFP Productions. Directed by Stéphane Kurc. With Isabelle Candelier, Hélène Vincent, Marie-Sohna Condé, Julie Dray, Jean-Yves Bertheloot, Marc Citti, Alexandre Hamidi, Ouassini Embarek, Nathalie Besançon, Laure Duthilleul     &nbsp

I Forgot More Than You’ll Ever Know

A neuropsychiatrist deals with two patients traumatised like her by the Second World War and explores the working of human memory both individual and collective. “To restore the human subject at the centre – the suffering, afflicted, fighting, human subject – we must deepen a case history to a narrative or tale…” from “The Man


Les Âmes Fortes

Directed by Raul Ruiz. MDI Productions. Screenplay adapted from the novel by Jean Giono: Alexandre Astruc, Eric Neuhoff, Alain Majani, Mitch Hooper. With Laetitia Casta, Arielle Dombasle, Frédéric Dieffenthal, John Malkovitch, Charles Berling, Christian Vadim. Official selection Cannes 2001. &nbsp

L’Ombre d’un Crime

Directed by Jean Sagols. Adaptated from the novel by Pierre Benoît, “Alberte”, 2 x 90 minutes, in collaboration with Laurence Decréau. France 3, JLA Productions. With Cyrielle Claire, Boris Terral, Julie Judd, Martin Lamotte.   &nbsp

La Femme du Pêcheur

Directed by Dominique Cheminal. France 3, Superwoman Productions. Original screenplay. With Fanny Cottençon, Robinson Stèvenin, François Marthouret, Jean-Marc Thibault, Jacques Spiesser, Nathalie Krebs. Nomination best screenplay for the Sept d’Or television awards.   &nbsp

Les Traîtres

A romantic triangle among communists helping the FLN in south-west France during the Algerian War. Only in French

love exists

A man wakes up in a hospital bed. A woman he doesn’t know is there to ask him questions. Two little girls have disappeared.   Extract: A room in a hospital. Paul asleep in a bed. Diane sitting on a chair at the foot of the bed. A puzzle on a table. Paul wakes up.


Killing the King

A rock star with a death wish tops the bill at a huge outdoor concert for charity. Only in English and not currently available from my computer

Tumult in the Clouds

While the Americans try to obtain the release of their Embassy personnel held hostage in Teheran, the Shah of Iran is the guest of General Torrijos of Panama, guarded by Colonel Noriega. Three dictators (past, present and future) on a small island in the Pacific. As a favour to President Carter, General Torrijos of Panama