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Photo of Jeanne Lapoirie
Photo of Jeanne Lapoirie

Jeanne Lapoirie

“I like the freedom that zoom lenses provide : being able to slowly zoom in during a shot, being able to change focus quickly without having to wait for a change of lens, and even being able to change focal lengths within a shot if needed, in function of the shot’s events. That gives a documentary-like aspect to the film, and you can stick with the focal length you’ve chosen, but if something happens unexpectedly, you’re ready for it. And as I’ve already said with regard to my previous films, I like the unexpected things that can happen during shooting and I want to be ready to capture them.”

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    Sophie Letourneur France, 2014

    Writer-director-actor Sophie Letourneur has made a mark in French cinema as an auteur of female-led audacities. This film, a dual act starring Lolita Chammah (Isabelle Huppert’s daughter!), is both slapstick comedy and gentle romance: a hard-learned lesson in either solitude, or companionship.

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