The Same Voyage

By: Gabriela Yareliz I watched Bon Voyage (Jean-Paul Rappeneau). It had been years since I had seen the film. It is one of intrigue. One where the upper class and average French life collides as the Germans are invading France. You see government officials in their reasoning for fleeing and surrendering, you see German spies,Continue reading “The Same Voyage”

Bordel

By: Gabriela Yareliz Sometimes, I wonder if we all have a suspicion that this all ends like a Cédric Klapisch film. Does it? Does it end in bordel? Are we too quick to forget Jane Austen didn’t get a Jane Austin ending to her story? Are we better off to forget facts like these andContinue reading “Bordel”

Source

By: Gabriela Yareliz One of my favorite writers, Marcel Pagnol, wrote Manon des Sources. It’s part II to Jean de Florette. It’s a story about a “source” (spring) that is blocked off, which starts all kind of trouble in a small French village for a family, and it costs the family’s father his life. TheContinue reading “Source”