Film reviews: Non Fiction and Dark Lies the Island

Non Fiction is the kind of film where you’re never more than a few minutes from a scene in a bustling bistro and everybody, eventually, ends up in bed with everyone else

20th October, 2019
Juliette Binoche and Vincent Macaigne have a lot of fun in the Parisian publishing world of Non-Fiction

Writer and director Olivier Assayas follows his almost-silent ghost story Personal Shopper (in which star Kristen Stewart might have uttered 20 lines of dialogue) with Non-Fiction, in which nobody shuts up even for a minute.

This is the kind of film where groups of elegant women discuss politics and philosophy while balancing plates of quiche and glasses of wine at evening soirées in beautiful apartments, as bearded novelists argue over the social value of art and...

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