By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Updated November 16, 2010 at 05:00 AM EST
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White Material

type
  • Movie

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-

White Material

type
  • Movie
mpaa
  • UNRATED
runtime
  • 102 minutes
director
  • Claire Denis

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