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Double Lover

★★★★ - STUFF In present day Paris, a young woman lives alone with her beloved cat Milo. She is plagued by phantom abdominal pain and a free-range ennui which has sucked the colour out of her life. Her doctor can't see any physical reason for the pain to exist and sends her off to a psychiatrist.  …
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Number One

★★★★★ - DOMINION POST  - In the gleaming high-rise office blocks of Paris, a bloodless coup plays out. Emmanuelle Blachey is an engineer and senior boardmember at a major energy corporate. The position of CEO at France’s largest water provider is about to come vacant, and Emmanuelle is being urged…
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Number One

★★★½ - NZ HERALD  - Perfectly timed for the #MeToo era comes a corporate drama about an executive headhunted to become the first French woman to head a major French company, one of the CAC40 (the French equivalent of the Dow Jones). Emmanuelle Devos stars as Emmanuelle Blachey, a 40-something…
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Lost in Paris

★★★★ - NZ LISTENER   - Partners in performance and in real life, Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon co-write, co-direct and co-star in this charming and whimsical story of missed connections and good intentions. They deploy a winning physical comedy to delightful effect as the perfectly mismatched…
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Lost in Paris

★★★★ - THE GUARDIAN  - Here is one of the final screen appearances of Emmanuelle Riva, icon of movies from Michael Haneke’s Amour to Gillo Pontecorvo’s Kapò and Alain Resnais’s Hiroshima Mon Amour, who died in January at the age of 89. It is a delectably gentle, elegant, self-effacing performance.…
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