White Material French mood-and-feeling master filmmaker Claire Denis ( Beau Travail ) returns to the Africa of her youth for an intense, mysterious drama exploring revolution and… White Material French mood-and-feeling master filmmaker Claire Denis ( Beau Travail ) returns to the Africa of her youth for an intense, mysterious drama exploring revolution and… 2010-11-19 Unrated PT102M Isabelle Huppert Christopher Lambert IFC Films
Movie Review

White Material (2010)

MPAA Rating: Unrated
White Material | INTO AFRICA Isabelle Huppert on the plantation in White Material
INTO AFRICA Isabelle Huppert on the plantation in White Material
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Limited Release: Nov 19, 2010; Rated: Unrated; Length: 102 Minutes; With: Isabelle Huppert and Christopher Lambert; Distributor: IFC Films

French mood-and-feeling master filmmaker Claire Denis (Beau Travail) returns to the Africa of her youth for an intense, mysterious drama exploring revolution and loss. In White Material, the great French star Isabelle Huppert plays a coffee-plantation owner in an unnamed African state erupting with black resentment of white colonialists. It's a naked, mesmerizing performance in perfect sync with Denis' prowling style. (Available on cable via on demand) A-

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Originally posted Nov 17, 2010 Published in issue #1130 Nov 26, 2010 Order article reprints
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