She was born in lyon, rhone, france, the younger of two daughters born to russianjewish parents who divorced when she was a child. Lena isabelle huppert is a jewish refugee from belgium living in occupied france during wwii. Pin on completely nondefinitive mustsee films list. Diane kurys was born on december 3, 1948 in lyon, rhone, france. Later he develops the film, wrote jean cocteau anticipating by a few decades the genesis of diane kuryss entre nous. Filmmaker diane kurys examines the bittersweet friendship of two women isabelle huppert and miou miou during postworld war ii france in. Female friendship is rarely depicted so truthfully and beautifully. Lena and madeleine mioumiou and isabelle huppert are two young women living with the results of the desperate choices they made in order to survive the war against germany. She is an actress and director, known for entre nous 1983, pour.
A jewish refugee marries a soldier to escape deportation to. Marianne faithfull, the eternal muse of the rolling stone. Entre nous is the minutely detailed story of the rare friendship that develops between the two women over the next few years as each faces a. Neither of diane kurys s two previous films, peppermint soda 1977 and cocktail molotov 1980, gives any hint of the wonderfully sustained artistry that she demonstrates in entre nous. For her warm and perceptive character studies, the french directorscreenwriter usually ransacks her own history and experience. Diane kurys director luis bacalov composer created published.
Diane kurys made four films out of her childhood and adolescent experience. Its a novelsized film, the kind that is so perfectly realized in vivid. In 1942 in occupied france, a jewish refugee marries a soldier to escape deportation to germany. Childhood memories shape diane kuryss entre nous the. But diabolo menthe, diane kurys first film, a resounding critical and. I had to prove that the premises of the marriage were. With mioumiou, isabelle huppert, guy marchand, jean pierre bacri. At this point, the gifted french director diane kurys entre nous, peppermint soda appears to be spending her entire career making wistful memory films about her childhood. Set in the france of the mid 20th century, the film stars isabelle huppert, mioumiou, guy marchand, jeanpierre bacri, christine pascal, denis lavant and dominique lavanant. Kurys, diane source for information on kurys, diane. Newly released in a 2k restoration timed for its 40th anniversary, french director diane kurys 1977 debut, peppermint soda is a comingofage classic with. The semiautobiographical story is based on the life of the directors mother. Entre nous diane kurys 1983 women and fashion in film.
Kurys autobiographical cinematic odyssey continued with 1990s c. Diane kurys director films as director and scriptwriter. Diane kurys celebrity profile check out the latest diane kurys photo gallery, biography, pics, pictures, interviews, news, forums and blogs at rotten tomatoes. Several of her films as director are semiautobiographical. Through some old letters of his, they gain access to a man they never knew very well, his wife, and. An uplifting french film about the friendship between two women. If my summary makes it sound like some sort of feminist tract, it is not. Filmmaker diane kurys examines the bittersweet friendship of two women isabelle huppert and miou miou during postworld war ii france in this semiautobiographical account of her mother and father. Miss kurys reveals the biographical origin of entre nous in the films closing title, following the separation of lena and michel.
The film became kurys greatest international success to date and certainly remains her most. Set in the france of the mid twentieth century, the film stars isabelle huppert, mioumiou, guy marchand, jeanpierre bacri, christine pascal, denis lavant and dominique. Peppermint soda plays this week at quad cinema in a new digital restoration, alongside kurys s 1983 drama entre nous, starring isabelle huppert. Entre nous diane kurys 1983 diane kurys was born in lyon 1948 of russianjewish parents. I put them back together in the film, to realize the dream i had as a child that they would be living together. Producer entre nous was a way of reconciling my parents, however briefly, on screen. Studied acting and was an actress in the jeanlouis barrault troupe before writing and. Kurys sees everyone, men and women, in an evenhanded way that suggests they are the victims of a rigid. The dolby digital surround soundtrack is rendered in the original french language with optional subtitles available in english, spanish, and french.
Meanwhile, another young woman, madeleine gets married to an artist, raymond, who is subsequently killed by a resistance sniper. She is an actress and writer, known for entre nous. Meanwhile a wealthy art student loses her first husband to a stray resistance bullet. As part of the film series les femmes essentielles, the cultural services of the french embassy present a screening of the film entre nous. The french directors third feature, which opened friday at the cinema studio 1, following its premiere at the new york film festival. International dictionary of films and filmmakers dictionary. The women struggle with their dreams and identities, compromising themselves with marriages that are not very satisfying. On quality cinema club, a gamefaqs message board topic titled streams of consciousness whats new on netflix, amazon, criterion, hulu, ect page. Netflix will adapt the selection, the first novel of kiera cass popular five book young adult series of the same name. Streams of consciousness whats new on netflix, amazon. With mioumiou, isabelle huppert, guy marchand, jeanpierre bacri. Entre nous is a 1983 french biographical drama film directed by diane kurys, who shares the.
Diane kurys biographical drama features two renowned actresses of contemporary french cinema. Lena huppert, a jewish woman, marries michel marchand during world war ii, to avoid being deported to germany. New captain marvel teaser goes higher, further, faster. Entre nous which is one of this years oscar nominees for best foreign film is fascinating for the detailed way the director, diane kurys, sees her characters. Learn about diane kurys including past and current movies, upcoming movies, and celebrity news at. Its a novelsized film, the kind that is so perfectly realized in vivid incidents.757 1593 238 1286 1043 1238 1290 679 522 1232 775 1659 405 858 1116 971 156 809 899 51 41 413 477 763 546 347 991 1395