Les Flicks

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Not sure why it’s all movies tonight but why not go with the flow….? Ended up in the IFI last weekend for the screening of one of my favourite French films – Jacques Demy’s The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg. Realised all too late the first time I saw it was there, probably in Screen 1 as well, when it was reissued in 1992, 15 years ago. So old, so very old. It’s a musical, beautiful and heartrending in all the right places with a gorgeous set of songs written by Michel Legrand… Reminded me of my other favourite French film of the […]