The movie opens with a shoe-shopping montage, circa 1964, set in the store of iconic French shoe designer Roger Vivier. (Catnip!) Sagnier’s Madeleine is a salesgirl there; one night, she steals a pair of Vivier spike heels and slips them on as she’s making her way home.
Tag Archives: Christophe Honoré
Les chansons d’amour / Love Songs (2007) Christophe Honoré, Ludivine Sagnier, Louis Garrel, Clotilde Hesme, Drama, Musical, Romance
Julie’s boyfriend Ismaël lives with her; rather than worry about the time he spends with his colleague Alice, Julie invites Alice to join them. The three walk the streets of Paris, party, read, and sleep together. Sometimes it’s lighthearted, sometimes there are jealousies.
Non ma fille, tu n’iras pas danser / Making Plans for Lena (2009) Christophe Honoré, Chiara Mastroianni, Marina Foïs, Marie-Christine Barrault
Ever since she broke up with Nigel, Lena soldiers on through life as best she can with her two kids. She valiantly overcomes the obstacles put in her way. But she has yet to confront the worst of them: Her unstoppable family has decided, by any means necessary, to make her happy.