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The Claire Denis Collection DVD Review

Director: Claire Denis

Starring: Isaach De Bankole, Giulia Boschi, Francois Cluzet, Gregoire Colin, Alice Houri, Jacques Nolot, Denis Lavant, Michel Subor, Isabelle Huppert, Christopher Lambert, Nicolas Duvauchelle, William Nadylam,

Running Time: 407 minutes

Certificate: 15

Extras: Trailers, Interview with Claire Denis

Claire Denis is a director I’ve never explored this in spite of the praise her films often receive via the festival circuit, they have never looked or seemed that appealing. So a boxset such as this, which is comprised of four of her work – Chocolat (1988), Nenette Et Boni (1996), Beau Travail (1999), and White Material (2009) - is ideal for someone like me to just sit down and become immersed in her work. Or at least, that was the plan.

Each film is very similar in tone, but unfortunately that tone is ‘distant’. All four of these movies is filled with characters that I just couldn’t relate to nor care about, and
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