Monday, September 25, 2017

Things to Come

A Parisian philosophy professor (Isabelle Huppert) living a comfortable middle class existence only comes partially unraveled when a succession of curveballs are thrown her way, including her husband moving in with a younger woman, her needy mother’s health gradually deteriorating, and her publisher deciding her book will not be renewed. Things to Come is pompous intellectual French filmmaking made salient by Huppert’s profound presence.
** ½ out of ****