Mr. L. C. Rothery

"Lee from Southowram"
Helpful votes received on reviews: 30% (23 of 77)
Location: Halifax, West Yorkshire, Albion


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Rosetta/La Promesse [DVD] [2000] <b>DVD</b> ~ Jérémie Renier
Rosetta/La Promesse [DVD] [2000] DVD ~ Jérémie Renier
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Another fantastic film from the Dardenne brothers, the winner of the Palme D'Or in 1999. I wouldn't put it in the same category as L'Enfant or Les Silence De Lorna but all the same, a great film. No one does realism quite like the Dardennes in European cinema. At first the film is quite slow but the plot pulls its self together eventually and it shows a fantastic, fulfilling piece of cinema. It felt so realt that at times it was like I was watching a documentary. Another key aspect for me was the absence of any type of soundtrack and although this only served to highlight the reality it still could have maybe done with some music to enhance the emotions a bit more. I think Rosetta's plight… Read more

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