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Gaelle Biguenet


Bergman-loving French writer based in London

Gaelle is a freelance journalist originally from France, and based in London. She was introduced to film as a thought-provoking artform upon watching Ingmar Bergman’s Persona (1966). Bergman’s depiction of a tortured soul is nothing short of perfect and transformed the way that she watches films.

Armed with an incisive pen, Gaelle is sensitive to well-constructed films that raise a revelatory mirror to the audience. That said, she unashamedly loves blockbusters with a transporting plot and characters that are fleshed out.

Other posts by Gaelle Biguenet
On the Pulse (Vivant)
Based on the filmmaker’s own experience as a news agency intern, French drama offers an intimate picture of the daily pressures both driving and afflicting investigative reporters - from the 80th Venice Film Festival [Read More...]

Humanist Vampire Seeking Consenting Suicidal Person (Vampire Humaniste Cherche Suicidaire Consentant)
Young vampire is just too sensitive to kill, in this sad, hopeful and luminous addition to a well-worn genre - live from Venice Days [Read More...]

Piercing, tense and unexpectedly funny docufiction starring Sydney Sweeney portrays controversial whistleblower who leaked US government information to the media in 2017 - on BFI Player on Monday, July 3rd [Read More...]

Tripping on its crass humour, middle-of-the-road and unimaginative screenwriting, Pelayo De Lario’s debut feature falls flat on its face - on VoD on Monday, January 23rd [Read More...]

Just grab them by the d**k!
Gaelle Biguenet examines the power structures of Abigail’s and Carl's characters in The Triangle of Sadness, and reveals that the Filipino-cleaner-turned-captain-and-sexual-predator is in reality a conformist [Read More...]

Citizen Nobel
Charismatic biophysicist Jacques Dubochet takes us along his personal journey as he meditates on what a Nobel Prize winner in chemistry should do with his newfound fame - documentary is out on Friday, December 16th [Read More...]

Akira Kurosawa's 1950 riff on Japanese pride and deceit remains as current as ever, its clever narrative tricks as fresh as seven decades ago - in cinemas on Friday, January 6th [Read More...]

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