Tag Archives: Luc Dardenne

Rosetta (Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne, 1999)

The close-up hand-camera movement is tantamount to Rosetta’s suffering, desperation, and tunnel vision. As her “friend” enters and exits the tiny frame, encircling her with his motorcycle, she powers forward until she ultimately breaks down. While the aesthetic can be … Continue reading

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The Kid With A Bike (Le gamin au vélo, The Dardenne Brothers, 2011)

Though well crafted, boasting some fine performances and an intriguing storyline, The Kid With A Bike (Dardenne Brothers, 2011) is a ‘safe’ film, with nothing outstanding about it. It’s interesting and keeps one entertained, but the drama is almost too … Continue reading

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