Elle wasn't enough for a single year, Isabelle Huppert appeared in yet another superb role in a much warmer movie last year. I'm only catching up with THINGS TO COME now, as it makes its DVD and Blu-ray debut this week. From writer/ director Mia Hansen Løve (shown below), the movie burnishes even brighter the career of both the actress and the filmmaker, the latter of whom has given us at least two other excellent movies: Father of My Children and Goodbye First Love. Løve's latest proves to be her best work yet: her most mature and thoughtful with nary a weak moment to be found.
TrustMovies suspects that this sort of style is anathema to Ms Løve.
Roman Kolinka, above) to her educator husband, Heinz (Andre Marcon, below, right) to her ailing mother (a lovely job from Edith Scob) and even the "helpers" who represent the current state of textbook publishing in the western world.
Sundance Selects/IFC Films and running 102 minutes in French with English subtitles, it hits the street tomorrow, Tuesday, May 9 -- for purchase and/or rental.