All articles by Ginette Vincendeau

Obituaries

Jean-Louis Trintignant obituary: masterful French actor who brought a shy but sexy masculinity to the screen

Jean-Louis Trintignant, who has died aged 91, conveyed quiet virility in classics such as My Night with Maud and The Conformist during a decades-spanning career.

By Ginette Vincendeau

Jean-Louis Trintignant obituary: masterful French actor who brought a shy but sexy masculinity to the screen
Obituaries

Michel Bouquet obituary: acting veteran with a line in despicable types for Chabrol and Truffaut

By Ginette Vincendeau

Michel Bouquet obituary: acting veteran with a line in despicable types for Chabrol and Truffaut
Obituaries

Jean-Paul Belmondo: the face of the New Wave, the body of popular cinema, 1933 to 2021

By Ginette Vincendeau

Jean-Paul Belmondo: the face of the New Wave, the body of popular cinema, 1933 to 2021
Reviews

Enormous makes ill-conceived comedy from nonconsensual pregnancy

By Ginette Vincendeau

Enormous makes ill-conceived comedy from nonconsensual pregnancy
Lists

Forgotten treasures of the multiplex

By Ryan Gilbey, Nick James and others

Forgotten treasures of the multiplex
Reviews

Who You Think I Am review: Juliette Binoche fakes it for love

By Ginette Vincendeau

Who You Think I Am review: Juliette Binoche fakes it for love
Features

After Pialat: the young realists of 1990s French cinema

By Ginette Vincendeau

After Pialat: the young realists of 1990s French cinema
Features

Edith Scob obituary: an ethereal actress with a rich career in French art cinema

By Ginette Vincendeau

Edith Scob obituary: an ethereal actress with a rich career in French art cinema
Features

Danielle Darrieux obituary: from pre-war modernity to the epitome of Parisian chic

By Ginette Vincendeau

Danielle Darrieux obituary: from pre-war modernity to the epitome of Parisian chic
Features

Mireille Darc obituary: blonde icon of 60s and 70s French cinema

By Ginette Vincendeau

Mireille Darc obituary: blonde icon of 60s and 70s French cinema
Features

Jeanne Moreau obituary: a cultured, sensual actress for whom cinema was “life itself”

By Ginette Vincendeau

Jeanne Moreau obituary: a cultured, sensual actress for whom cinema was “life itself”
Features

Michèle Morgan obituary: poetic realism’s fragile beauty

By Ginette Vincendeau

Michèle Morgan obituary: poetic realism’s fragile beauty
Features

How the French birthed film noir

By Ginette Vincendeau

How the French birthed film noir
Features

A pantheon of one’s own: 25 female film critics worth celebrating

By Anne Billson, Mark Cousins and others

A pantheon of one’s own: 25 female film critics worth celebrating
Reviews

Film of the week: Cycling with Molière

By Ginette Vincendeau

Film of the week: Cycling with Molière
Features

The essay film

By Ginette Vincendeau, Katy McGahan and others

The essay film
Features

Bernadette Lafont, 1938-2013

By Ginette Vincendeau

Bernadette Lafont, 1938-2013
Lists

My five favourite Brigitte Bardot films

By Ginette Vincendeau

My five favourite Brigitte Bardot films
Features

A star is torn: Gérard Depardieu’s tax exile ‘outrage’

By Ginette Vincendeau

A star is torn: Gérard Depardieu’s tax exile ‘outrage’
Reviews

Film of the week: Holy Motors

By Ginette Vincendeau

Film of the week: Holy Motors
The Greatest Films of All Time

The great escape: what makes La Grande Illusion great

By Ginette Vincendeau

The great escape: what makes La Grande Illusion great
Features

Annie Girardot, 1931-2011

By Ginette Vincendeau

Annie Girardot, 1931-2011
Features

Claude Chabrol, 1930-2010

By Ginette Vincendeau

Claude Chabrol, 1930-2010