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Laure Calamy


Marie at work

Often described as the oldest profession in the world, prostitution has been viewed and treated very differently throughout the ages. Today, in some places it has now been legalised. Affording sex workers a level of protection and legality that they’ve rarely seen. Taking the business off the streets and providing a safe space to operate. …

The French have a knack when it comes to stylish and sexy thrillers. There’s something about the Gallic temperament which provides for scintillating and electric cinema. Over the years we’ve been spoiled by a high standard of output. From such classics as Chabrol’s Le Boucher or Clouzot’s Les Diaboliques to modern greats like Canet’s Tell …

Even though the central characters of most coming-of-age films may not start out as nice or good, they almost always eventually end-up that way. Whatever life has thrown at them, they have an unerring capacity to come out the other end and embark on a hopeful future. Not so the case in Léa Mysius’ ridiculously …