2 items from 2014
The unlikely pairing of an obsessive-compulsive chambermaid and an androgynous dominatrix proves oddly liberating for the eponymous heroine of Ingo Haeb’s intimate two-hander, “The Chambermaid Lynn.” , yet Haeb never seeks to draw viewers into his heroine’s point of view; instead, he minutely observes her strange behavior, with a remarkable lack of prurience or judgment, as the odd young woman explores the private minutiae of other people’s lives. This unique curio, which snagged the Fipresci award in Montreal, could find appreciative arthouse auds worldwide.
Cleaning is less of a job for shy, unprepossessing Lynn (Vicky Krieps) than a true vocation, an all-consuming passion, as she crawls under a bed to vacuum the bottom of a mattress, or uses a dentist’s angled mirror to check that she’s scrubbed all the dirt from the underside of a toilet rim. She rarely interacts with others, yet is endlessly curious about how others live, »
- Ronnie Scheib
Before The Winter Chill (Avant l’hiver) reunites Kristin Scott Thomas with BAFTA Award Winning I Loved You So Long director Philippe Claudel. The film tells the story of a man in the autumn of his life, torn between a loving wife and his dangerous attraction for a troubled, mysterious young woman.
Today, we’ve got the latest trailer and – as you’ve already seen – the brand new quad poster above for the film that also stars Daniel Auteuil, Leïla Bekhti, Richard Berry, Jérôme Varanfrain, Vicky Krieps, Laure Killing, Anne Metzler, and Jean-François Wolff. Watch it below:
Before The Winter Chill opens in the UK on May 9th.
The post Kristin Scott-Thomas Stars In Tense Trailer For ‘Before The Winter Chill’ appeared first on The Hollywood News. »
- Dan Bullock
2 items from 2014
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