Thursday, February 15, 2007


Avenue Montaigne

Call it the Robert Altman aesthetic: A large cast of diverse performers come together within the confines of a single, unifying location; their characters possess varying degrees of education in accordance with their age and class, and universal emotional turmoil unites their fraught experiences. It’s a daring proposition, but it can work beautifully (Altman’s Short Cuts) and disastrously (Paul Haggis’ Crash). The technique falls to the middle of this spectrum in Avenue Montaigne, a light movie with heavy intentions.

Read more about Avenue Montaigne in the New York Press...


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