The Girl Who Disguises Herself as a Boy: Celine Sciamma’s ‘Tomboy’ Review

It’s been a while since I last enjoyed a kid-centered film, let alone one that delves into an adult-centric topic with aplomb.

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Day 40: France & Godard


Recently, I finished watching Stanley Kubrick’s films (except for Eyes Wide Shut, which is inaccessible in Singapore). So, I decided to focus on another director’s body of work, and I settled with Jean-Luc Godard. Maybe, I was feeling guilty for not watching enough French films when I was studying near Paris for 6 months. Maybe, I wanted to improve my French. But, I think my main reason for the choice was that I have never delved into French New Wave (Nouvelle Vague) films before. My prior experience was only with “Jules et Jim” by François Truffaut, which was also within the past year.

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