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Sundown: Beach Bummer, by David Bax

Michel Franco’s Sundown opens with a shot of a gasping fish out of water. It’s upsetting in its casualness, a matter-of-fact gaze at the world’s capacity for cruel indifference. It’s also more than a tad obvious, which makes it an...

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Suzanna Andler: A Hopeless Tangle, by David Bax

Without a doubt, the coolest thing in Benoît Jacquot’s Suzanna Andler, after Charlotte Gainsbourg, is the quality of the light. I mean that literally. Despite its late spring/early summer setting, the sunshine looks downright cold. Gainsbourg, even with her slight...