MORE THAN EVER – Review by Nadine Whitney

More Than Ever is suffused with both romance and melancholy, yet it never becomes a melodrama. Through the extraordinary performances of Vicki Krieps and Gaspard Ulliel (whose own untimely death overhangs the film), the audience is asked to empathize but not judge. Atef’s work is heartbreaking but clear eyed. It is brimming with intimacy and loss. What do the dying owe the living? Director Emily Atef answers with one word: honesty.

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3 DAYS IN QUIBERON – Review by MaryAnn Johanson

In this raw and uneasy film, German writer-director Emily Atef paints of portrait of tortured celebrity — Austrian actress Romy Schneider (a riveting Marie Bäumer), one of the biggest European film stars of the mid 20th century — extrapolating from Schneider’s last interview in 1981, just a year before her apparently unexplained death at age only 43.

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