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06.03.2014 | | Posted at 04:09 PM

A French Murder Mystery

By David Luhrssen
  To generalize: Claude Chabrol was the French new wave director least interested in reinventing the grammar of filmmaking. In his later years, Chabrol continued to turn out well-made movies in the narrative tradition. One of his best is The Color of Lies (1999), out now on Blu-ray.An elegantly crafted film that (unlike the work of some of his colleagues) never strains for cinemat...