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Tag: The Innocents

  • Review: The Innocents, season 1

    Review: The Innocents, season 1

    The Innocents in this tale of tragedy and woe are two teenage lovers, Harry and June. They run away to London to begin new lives away from their unhappy homes. Before they even got there, June suddenly shape shifted into a big hairy Norwegian fella named Steinar. Well, that was a problem.

  • A Dozen Wonderful Films Directed by Women from 2017

    A Dozen Wonderful Films Directed by Women from 2017

    I always preface these end of year lists with a disclaimer. I don’t see everything. I don’t subscribe to everything and I don’t go out to the theater weekly. Nobody is telling me what to see or paying me to go see things. I’m just watching what looks good to me. So, with that said,… Read more A Dozen Wonderful Films Directed by Women from 2017

  • Review: The Innocents

    Review: The Innocents

    The Innocents is one of the most beautiful and touching films I have ever seen. It’s set in 1945 Poland. A French doctor Mathilde Beaulieu (Lou de Laâge) is in Poland taking care of wounded French soldiers. She is called to a convent by a frantic nun. She discovers a number of pregnant nuns, all… Read more Review: The Innocents

  • Watch This: Trailer for The Innocents

    Watch This: Trailer for The Innocents

    The Innocents is from Poland and French director Anne Fontaine. In 1945 Poland, a young French Red Cross doctor (Lou de Laâge) who is sent to assist the French survivors of the German camps discovers several nuns in advanced states of pregnancy during a visit to a nearby convent.