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  • I've Loved You So Long (Il Y A Longtemps Que Je T'aime)
  • NT Live: Frankenstein

I've Loved You So Long (Il Y A Longtemps Que Je T'aime) 3 stars

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After 15 years apart, Juliette and her younger sister Lea are reunited at an airport. The younger woman invites her sibling to stay in the house she shares with husband Luc, ailing father Paul and two adopted daughters. Precocious oldest child Lys is keen to know where aunty Juliette has been all these years and it transpires that she has been in prison, serving time for the murder of her six-year-old son. As the ex-con attempts to land a job and to integrate back into society, Juliette faces the ghosts of the past and Luc's obvious disdain, not wanting their lodger anywhere near his beloved girls.

  • GenreDrama
  • CastKristin Scott Thomas, Elsa Zylberstein, Serge Hazanavicius, Laurent Grevill, Frederic Pierrot, Claire Johnston.
  • DirectorPhilippe Claudel.
  • WriterPhilippe Claudel.
  • CountryFr
  • Duration117 mins
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  • Release26/09/2008 (selected cinemas)

Kristin Scott Thomas delivers a powerhouse performance as a woman trying to escape her past in writer-director Philippe Claudel's slow-burning character study. After 15 years apart, Juliette (Thomas) and her younger sister Lea (Elsa Zylberstein) are reunited at an airport. The younger woman invites her sibling to stay in the house she shares with husband Luc (Serge Hazanavicius), ailing father Paul (Jean-Claude Arnaud) and two adopted daughters. Precocious oldest child Lys (Lise Segur) is keen to know where aunty Juliette has been all these years and it transpires that she has been in prison, serving time for the murder of her six-year-old son. As the ex-con attempts to land a job and to integrate back into society, Juliette faces the ghosts of the past and Luc's obvious disdain, not wanting their lodger anywhere near his beloved girls.

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Sunday 26th October 2014

NT Live: Frankenstein 3 stars

Two specially filmed performances of Danny Boyle's staging of Mary Shelley in a new adaptation by Nick Dear. Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller alternate the roles of Victor Frankenstein and his hideous creation, whose fates become entwined with devastating consequences. The cruelty of man gradually corrupts the creature and he wreaks revenge on Frankenstein and his bride-to-be, Agatha.

  • GenreAdaptation, Drama, Horror, Romance, Special
  • CastBenedict Cumberbatch, Lizzie Winkler, Ella Smith, Jonny Lee Miller, Naomie Harris.
  • DirectorDanny Boyle.
  • WriterMary Shelley, Nick Dear.
  • CountryUK
  • Duration161 mins
  • Official sitentlive.nationaltheatre.org.uk
  • Release31/10/2011 (selected cinemas)

Two specially filmed performances of Danny Boyle's staging of Mary Shelley in a new adaptation by Nick Dear. Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller alternate the roles of Victor Frankenstein and his hideous creation, whose fates become entwined with devastating consequences. Unleashed into the world, the monster forges an unlikely friendship with a blind, old man who teaches the outcast to speak. However, the cruelty of man gradually corrupts the monster and he wreaks revenge on Frankenstein and his bride-to-be, Agatha (Lizzie Winkler). Miller will play Frankenstein opposite Cumberbatch as the creature for the Mar 17 broadcast and they will switch roles for the Mar 24 broadcast.

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Thursday 30th October 2014
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