LOVER FOR A DAY (2017): Review by Katusha Jin
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LOVER FOR A DAY (2017): Review by Katusha Jin

Writers Jean-Claude Carrière, Caroline Deruas-Garrel, Philippe Garrel, and Arlette Langmann, team up to write a raw and touching story about real-life romance in Lover for a Day. When a young 23-year-old “Jeanne” (Esther Garrel) is left with nowhere to go after a heart-wrenching breakup with her boyfriend, she flees to her father’s apartment. Her arrival…

IN THE SHADOW OF WOMEN

Writers Jean-Claude Carrière, Caroline Deruas-Garrel, Arlette Langman, and Philippe Garrel illustrate a sentimental and hilariously complicated romance. Casually set against Parisian architecture and in soft black-and-white, director Philippe Garrel crafts In the Shadow of Women beautifully. “Pierre” (Stanislas Merhar) and “Manon” (Clotilde Courau) seem to be having trouble with both their artistic ambitions and their…