Author Spotlight

Bertrand Tavernier

Director and writer Bertrand Tavernier’s latest film is La Princesse de Montpensier, a love story set in the sixteenth century. He is the author of 50 ans de cinéma américain (with Jean-Pierre Coursodon); Amis américains, entretiens avec les grands auteurs d’Hollywood, a collection of his 1960s interviews with Hollywood directors; and La guerre sans nom: Les appelés d’Algérie (with Patrick Rotman), and is a frequent contributor to La croix, Positif, and Film Comment.

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Make Way for Tomorrow: We Laugh, and Our Hearts Ache
Make Way for Tomorrow: We Laugh, and Our Hearts Ache

Like many other French cinephiles, I discovered Make Way for Tomorrow relatively late, although we had been interested in Leo McCarey for years. We had hunted down his Laurel and Hardy pictures, adored Duck Soup, the best of the Marx Brothers films, …

By Bertrand Tavernier

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Classe tous risques: Beautiful Friendships

Classe tous risques: Beautiful Friendships

I have a particular, even personal, relationship with this film. I experienced a shock of discovery when I first saw it and felt driven to write my first review about it. It was a short article, as the editor had requested, and probably superficial…

By Bertrand Tavernier

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