Films: Grégoire Colin

35 Shots of Rum (35 Rhums)

  • 4 stars
  • 2008
  • France / Germany
  • 1h 40min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Claire Denis
  • Written by: Claire Denis
  • Cast: Mati Diop, Alex Descas, Grégoire Colin, Nicole Dogue

Accessible, tender and warm-hearted film centring on a delicate but loving bond between a father and a daughter. Although Denis' newest film is less opaque than previous efforts, it is no less complex, and proffers a complex investigation of the negotiation between 'self' and 'other' and the difficulties of forming and…

Beau Travail

  • 4 stars
  • 2000
  • France
  • 1h 30min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Claire Denis
  • Written by: Claire Denis
  • Cast: Denis Lavant, Michel Subor, Gregoire Colin

An imaginative reworking of Herman Melville's novella 'Billy Budd, Sailor', 'Beau Travail' sees writer-director Denis relocating the source material from the 19th century British navy to the present-day French Foreign Legion. In Marseille, Sergeant Galoup (Denis Lavant) recalls the events that led to him being forced to…

Nénette et Boni

  • 1996
  • France
  • 1h 43min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Claire Denis
  • Cast: Gregoire Colin, Alice Houri, Jacques Nolot, Vincent Gallo

Claire Denis' powerful portrait of two Marseille teenagers brought together at turning points in their lives. Stunning soundtrack by Tindersticks.