Tag: hélènecattet

Fantastic Fest 2017 Review: LET THE CORPSES TAN, More Stylish Than Substantial

Writing-directing team Hélèn Cattet and Bruno Forzani burst onto the genre film scene in 2009 with the highly original Amer, a giallo-inspired experimental horror/thriller about different ages of one girl's life. Their second feature, The Strange Color of Your Body's...

Locarno 2017: Filmmakers Cattet and Forzani Talk LET THE CORPSES TAN

A few weeks ago the Locarno Festival held its 70th edition. Among the festivities, Let The Corpses Tan -- the third film by Belgian duo Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani -- had its world premiere on the majestic Piazza Grande....

AMER Duo Eye Cult Novel LAISSEZ BRONZER LES CADAVRES As Their Next

Though there is no green light in place yet and things can always change at these early stages, it appears that Amer and The Strange Colour Of Your Body's Tears directing duo Bruno Forzani and Helene Cattet may have found...

AMER Blu-ray Review

Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani's debut feature, Amer, is a staggeringly stylish and vividly disorienting work of art that will leave you gasping by the final frame. Amer is an overt tribute to the giallo films of the '70s...

Olive Films Finally Brings AMER To US Blu-ray/DVD October 4th

It has been a busy day if you are me.  Tons of awesome Blu-ray and DVD news, including this latest piece fresh off the Twitter from Olive Films. Neo-Giallo Amer lands on US Blu-ray and DVD this October 4th, along...

Catch AMER + TENEBRAE Double Bill in London!

Amer hits UK cinemas this Friday, and to support the theatrical run the ICA in London is hosting a double bill of said giallo pastiche, followed by Dario Argento's 80s classic Tenebrae, on Sunday 9th Jan. What's more, directors Helene...

Neo-Giallo AMER Hitting BluRay In The UK

Our love for Bruno Forzani and Helene Cattet's Amer is well documented in these pages, the duo's love letter to classic giallo film being - in my opinion - the great discovery of Sitges 2009.And I would hazard to say...

AMER review

I saw Amer as part of Melbourne's Hello Darkness film festival, I have written two other entries, this is my belated third.Amer is a visual tour de force that gives new meaning to the term eye candy. Its imagery is...

Grimm Up North 2010: AMER review

Amer definitely wears its heart on its sleeve. Directors Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani are in love with the giallo, the pulpy Italian thrillers which had their heyday in the 70s and 80s and subsequently influenced a generation of...

SXSW 2010: AMER Review

[With Amer screening as part of SXSW 2010 we now re-post my review from the film's premiere in Sitges.]When dipping in to a long abandoned style, adopting a language and syntax of film distinct to a particular era, a film...

IFFR 2010: AMER Review

'Amer' marks the feature film debut of Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani who already made a name for themselves with award winning short films in which they experimented with still photography, color filters and what can only be called the...

SXSW 2010: Final Trailer For Belgian Neo-Giallo AMER

In a word: Brilliant.  That describes both Helene Cattet and Bruno Forzani's neo-giallo Amer and the brand new, final theatrical trailer, which you can see exclusively right here, right now for a limited time before it spreads out into the...

Fresh Clip From Bruno Forzani and Helene Cattet's AMER!

You know the drill on this one by now.  We are greatly smitten by Bruno Forzani and Helene Cattet's neo-giallo feature Amer around these parts.  And while it's still on the festival circuit in the rest of the world -...

Fresh Clip From Belgian Giallo AMER!

You should know the drill on this one by now.  Amer is the neo-giallo film from young directorial duo Bruno Forzani and Helene Cattet that took the Sitges festival by storm with its spot-on manipulation of the mood and tone...

Death Has A Taste And We Have Its Trailer. An Exclusive Early Look at AMER!

[Due to the plain and simple fact that I absolutely adore this film, this post will remain at the top of the page until midnight Sunday.  New content will continue to appear below.]Directorial duo Bruno Forzani and Helen Cattet just...

Sitges 2009: Death Has A Taste In The Teaser For AMER

Of all the films screening in the Sitges Festival - now up and running thought the lady-friend and I won't arrive and gear up coverage until later in the week - the one I am personally most looking forward to...

Sitges 09: Stellar Poster For Neo-Giallo AMER

Set to premiere at the upcoming Sitges Festival in Spain, details are beginning to trickle out about upcoming French-Belgian neo-giallo picture Amer.  Sales company Coach 14 describes the picture this way:Three key moments, all of them sensual, define Ana's life....