America yesterday retains its power of seduction and interrogation. After Baz Luhrmann and "Gatsby", James Franco, a fool of literature went through Yale, tackles a monument of literature deemed inadaptable: "… As I Lay Dying" by William Faulkner. "As I Lay Dying" tells the pitiful odyssey of a family of yokels from Mississippi who share in a wagon pulled by mules bury their wife and mother in a cemetery located in town a few dozen miles from their farm . The epic turns into a nightmare because of the stubbornness and stupidity of the chieftain. Her five children pay a high price unconsciousness while the elements rage – swollen rivers, fires … James Franco overcomes the pitfalls of adaptation with an intelligence that commands admiration. Powerful film, moving, "As I Lay Dying," which contributes to the Un Certain Regard selection, would make a great great price.
Move forward in time. For "Jimmy P. , Psychotherapy an Indian plains, "Arnaud Desplechin seized cult book of Georges Devereux, published for the first time in the United States in 1951 by a ethnopsychiatrist the bad reputation. Jew of Hungarian origin, settled in Paris in the 1920s, he spent two years at the Mohave Indians when the military hospital in Topeka called to deal with a rather special case. Jimmy Picard, a Blackfoot Montana, wounded during the Second World War, suffering from headaches, dizziness, blindness and temporary loss of vision. Radios did not reveal any trauma to the brain. Faced with deep knowledge of Devereux to the world of Indian Jimmy Picard agrees to talk, to deliver his dreams, drawing and little by little, get to the bottom of the repressed unconscious images. An exciting face-to-face, often humorous, supported by a massive Benicio Del Toro and poetic, and Mathieu Amalric vibrionnant.
With Guillaume Canet, is immersed in the New York of the 1970s, for a period of admiration towards Sidney Lumet, Sam Peckinpah, William Friedkin and Martin Scorsese. "Blood Ties" Oedipal drama in which the leg of James Gray is recognized, depicts the rivalry between two brothers. Chris spent several years in prison for murder and his younger brother, Frank, perfect policeman, the expected output. Frank hopes that Chris will make amends, but he plunges. During a robbery gone wrong, Frank acknowledges his brother but he managed to escape.
The reconstruction of New York in the 1970s is compelling, like shirts scoop neck pie, pants legs eph and the original hot band as a Manhattan street in the heart of summer. It is breathless, intense, thanks to the quality of the duo Clive Owen and Billy Crudup, assisted by Schoenaerts, Marion Cotillard, Mila Kunis, Zoe Saldana and the great James Caan, who plays the role of a father torn between her son. The film lasts two and twenty-four minutes hours and passes the speed of a solo Alvin Lee …