THE FIRST, THE LAST
LES PREMIERS LES DERNIERS
2016, 98 min, France/Belgium, Dir: Bouli Lanners

Writer-director Bouli Lanners and Albert Dupontel costars as bounty hunters scouring a bleak countryside in search of a cellphone in this off-beat ensemble drama. Along the way they find a young couple on the run, Jesus, and an elderly undertaker (Max von Sydow). A Panorama winner at the Berlin International Film Festival. In French and English with English subtitles.


THE GIANTS
LES GÉANTS
2011, 85 min, Belgium, Dir: Bouli Lanners

Each summer, preteen brothers Zak and Seth find themselves alone and without resources in their parents' summer home, routinely abandoned by their increasingly absent mother. When they meet Danny, a street-smart local teenager, they tag along with him and slowly learn to embrace the startling independence that's been foisted upon them. Official selection of the Cannes 2011 Directors Fortnight. "Disarming lead performances and beautiful natural settings in an ambling evocation of adolescent discovery." - The Hollywood Reporter. In French with English subtitles.


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