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Revisiting the Career of Claire Denis as ‘High Life’ Turns 4

Today marks the fourth anniversary of the release of High Life, the English language debut of prolific French director Claire Denis. The 2018 film stars Robert Pattinson as Monte, a man fighting for the survival of both himself and his baby daughter on board a doomed space flight. The film’s themes of sexuality and existentialism, as well as its expert use of lighting and camera techniques (which lend both beauty and horror to each shot), fit perfectly into Claire’s more.


Hélène Louvart Captures Beautiful Moments Big and Small

On the release date of Beach Rats (2017), we’re celebrating cinematographer Hélène Louvart!

Hélène Louvart is a French cinematographer who has served as the Director of Photography for a number of prolific films, working with directors such as Agnès Varda, Claire Denis, and Maggie Gyllenhaal. In every film she works on, Hélène’s cinematography transforms the film, bringing out the meaning of the story in a way that makes the whole greater than the sum of its parts. read more.


Claire Denis’ Unique Genre of Uncomfortable Horror

Claire Denis masterfully uses discomfort and disturbance to create tension in all her movies, producing her own brand of horror.