From the Land of the Moon (Mal de pierres)

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From the Land of the Moon benefits from striking visuals and strong work from Marion Cotillard, but they're both ultimately overcome by a story that drifts into wan melodrama.

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Marion Cotillard stars as Gabrielle in this melodrama about an idealistic woman trapped in a marriage of convenience in post-World War II France. When Gabrielle's husband, a Spanish farmer named Jose (Alex Brendemühl), sends her to the Alps to find a cure for her kidney stones, Gabrielle falls madly in love with an injured veteran (Louis Garrel) of France's Indochinese War. Directed by Nicole Garcia, this period drama is based on a novella by Italian author Milena Agus.

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Marion Cotillard composes her character with enough sensitivity to prevent her from becoming insufferable in her selfishness, managing to make us feel sympathy for a pitiful woman who is in desperate need to surrender to her sexual urges and a love that will consume her.

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