Skip to main content

John

Belgium / Luxembourg, 1995 (MIFF 1995, Fiction)

Director: Genevieve Mersch

A young woman in Brussels refuses to relinquish a summer relationship with her American boyfriend in Boston. Due in large part to the outstanding performance of Dominique Baeyens as 'Juliette', this film sustains our interest throughout. Beautifully paced and designed, full of subtlety and truth.

See also...

The Red Bridge

A nice little house in a working class suburb of Luxembourg city. One day the government decides to build a bridge to connect the old town with a new area, where they are building the offices of the ... More »

Hello, Hello, Hello

When copper Alf (Robert Pugh from Naked) catches artist Jo (Kathy Burke from Ab Fab) rifling through the contents of a skip late one night poetry, politics and art history head up the list of ... More »

Cocoon

Beautifully shot in black and white, a gentle impressionistic film about the relentless cycle of life beginnings and endings outside and in timeless beauty and the ultimate solitude of the soul. A ... More »

Lovely

A remarkable first short film by second year AFTRS student Ruth Carr, Lovely is a simple poignant and compassionate pass on the fragility and brevity of human life the underbelly of the beauty ... More »

A Sort of Fresh Grass Scent

An award winning short that captures with poetic precision a sense of place and character in a barber shop over a fifteen year period on a quiet Paris street. Reminiscent of Paul Auster, and possibly ... More »

Surprise!

The hand-colouring of each individual frame and the absurdist nature of the story give the film an almost cartoonish quality reminiscent of the Warner Brothers' Loony Tunes series. A man ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director