FRONTIER OF DAWN (Philippe Garrel, 2008)

Minority opinion: Philippe Garrel’s La frontière de l’aube is a dreamy, enchanting film about love—obsessive, anxious, uncertain love. Beautifully acted by Louis Garrel, Philippe’s son, and Laura Smet, this somber tone-poem draws us deep into love’s shadows. It was booed at Cannes.      Shadows indeed, and mirrors—this, a film about the doppelgänger. Bohemian François ascends a […]