Author Spotlight

Nicholas Elliott

Nicholas Elliott is a writer and translator living in Queens. He is the New York correspondent for Cahiers du Cinéma and a contributing editor for film for BOMB magazine. His writing on film has also appeared in Film Comment, 4 Columns, and anthologies about the films of Chantal Akerman and Philippe Garrel. He would like to thank Bertrand Tavernier for his invaluable notes on the films of Claude Autant-Lara.

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L’humanité: Ordinary Human Behavior
L’humanité: Ordinary Human Behavior

In his idiosyncratic, award-winning second film, Bruno Dumont uses the story of an alienated police detective to investigate the most elemental aspects of human experience.

By Nicholas Elliott

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La vie de Jésus: The Sky Above
La vie de Jésus: The Sky Above

Bruno Dumont’s remarkable first feature examines the intermingling of the sacred and the profane in the French provinces.

By Nicholas Elliott

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Eclipse Series 45: Claude Autant-Lara—Four Romantic Escapes from Occupied France
Eclipse Series 45: Claude Autant-Lara—Four Romantic Escapes from Occupied France

Made during the German occupation of France, these beguiling films showcase Claude Autant-Lara at the height of his powers.

By Nicholas Elliott

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