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Ashes and Blood

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Director  Fanny Ardant
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Country  France Romania Portugal
6/10 IMDb

Genres  Drama, World cinema
Language  French Romanian
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Writer  Paolo Sorrentino, Ismail Kadare
Release date  May 2009 (2009-05)
Producers  Paulo Branco, Tudor Giurgiu
Cast  Ronit Elkabetz (Judith), Abraham Belaga (Pashko), Marc Ruchmann (Ismaël), Claire Bouanich (Mira), Olga Tudorache (Venera), Ion Besoiu (Timos)
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Ashes and Blood (French: Cendres et sang) is a 2009 internationally co-produced drama film directed by Fanny Ardant. It was given a special screening at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival.

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Plot

A widow, Judith returns to Marseille with her children for the wedding of her sister-in-law. Judith's husband was murdered in a vendetta-killing a decade earlier. In keeping with the Greek tragedy tradition of the film, violent family rivalries unravel with fatal consequences.

Cast

  • Ronit Elkabetz as Judith
  • Abraham Belaga as Pashko
  • Marc Ruchmann as Ismaël
  • Claire Bouanich as Mira
  • Fanny Ardant
  • Zoltán Butuc as Fiancé de Judith
  • Mădălina Constantin
  • Oana Pellea
  • Olga Tudorache
  • Răzvan Vasilescu
  • Ion Besoiu
  • Reception

    Libération described it as "stunning, magnificent, beautiful and dazzling". The newspaper also remarked it was a remarkable achievement for a directorial debut, continuing to praise the strength of the cinematography. The newspaper also praised the casting, "the great Ronit Elkabetz is a tremendous credit, as well as the Romanian revelation, Mădălina Constantin."

    References

    Ashes and Blood Wikipedia
    Ashes and Blood IMDb Ashes and Blood themoviedb.org


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