Blu-ray Review: ‘Casque d’Or’

★★★☆☆ Jacques Becker’s 1952 French melodrama Casque d’Or celebrates its 60th anniversary this week with a deserved Blu-ray rerelease, courtesy of UK distributor StudioCanal. Often overlooked in discussions of genuinely groundbreaking French cinema – and perhaps understandably so – Becker’s well-shot and well-acted Belle Époque romance is nevertheless an enticing Continue Reading