Tuesday, April 1, 2008
Brothers of the Head
Mockumentary based on the novel about conjoined twins who are sold to a man who then exploits them as rock stars Bang Bang. Beautifully filmed and soundtracked; definitely underappreciated. I kept wanting to believe it was real. The Treadaway brothers were great as Tom and Barry Howe - tragic, tormented & talented. Fictionally, of course.
La Vie en Rose
The sad tale of Edith Piaf, told in haphazard fashion with lots of flashbacks. This was a little annoying but Marion Cotillard was amazing as Piaf. I haven't seen her in anything since Jeux d'Enfants in 2004. Here's one of my favorite songs of hers, with Charles Aznavour, whose career she helped to launch. The video is a bit strange: