Review: The Mad Women’s Ball (Le bal des folles)
The Mad Women’s Ball (Le bal des folles) takes a look at mental health treatment in the late 1800s in France. It’s set in a real hospital, uses the names of real doctors, and tells a horrific story. You can see it on Prime Video.
Oxygen, suspenseful sci-fi from France
Oxygen (Oxygène) is a sci-fi thriller from France. It’s a real nailbiter, full of tension and excitement. It’s essentially a one woman performance by Mélanie Laurent, who manages to convey every emotion while trapped in a big box. The film is streaming on Netflix.