Films: Nicole Dogue

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, GrĂ©goire 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…