Adele Haenel

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Review: 'Aliyah'

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A fed-up Jewish drug dealer in Paris decides to take the necessary steps to start over in the Promised Land in "Aliyah," the intimate and dexterous debut feature of France-based filmmaker Elie…

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Review: 'Water Lilies'

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The painfully spot-on essence of teen angst meets the spirit of Esther Williams in "Water Lilies."  First film by gifted scripter-helmer Celine Sciamma nails the aching doubts and offhanded cruelty…

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Review: 'The Devils'

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A lacerating film about the stunted lives of two children whose mother abandoned them when they were tiny, "The Devils" is a hard-hitting yet extremely sensitive contemporary drama. This impressive…