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Drift Away review - fatal error leaves cop all at sea

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Xavier Beauvois's tenderly drawn film sees a French policeman abandon all his certainties after a tragic misjudgment Xavier Beauvois is the actor-turned-director whose Of Gods and Men in 2010 is one of the great French movies of the 21st century; he also has the honour of a cameo, as himself, in the final series of the Netflix comedy Call My Agent. His new film is really intriguing, a film deeply rooted in a close-knit community, with excellent performances, a sophisticated control of narrative tempo and - at least initially - a tragic force that could almost be compared with Elia Kazan...
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