THE INTRUDER (Claire Denis, 2004)

Inspired by Jean-Luc Nancy’s novel L’Intrus, Claire Denis’s same-titled film includes two of her most moving moments. One shows Sidney Trebor (Grégoire Colin, wonderful), a young father carrying his infant, Louis, in a sling-harness against his heart. Louis looks up at his father’s face. Slowly the child smiles, and we understand, even though Sidney’s face […]