Chantal Akerman

Filmography

Recent Reviews

La captive

Difficult, difficult to understand... unless you like Proust.


La captive

The most fascinating part of this film to me was the use of language. Spoiler alert: the use of the the formal and familiar tenses at inverse segments of the...


La captive

Chantal Akerman's minimal adaptation of Proust works, but just barely. Stanislas Merhar deserves much of the credit for the film's success. It is an interesting film about obsession that runs...


La captive

Hitchcockian studies of dark obsession melded with Proust's introspective melodrama and study of identity as funneled through Akerman's distinctive style make for a deceptively simple film that contains deep thematic...


La captive

Subversive in its form, but of course that makes it hard to watch. Patient film.