Tag Archives: Coup de Torchon

March 01

Coup de torchon (Clean Slate) – Bertrand Tavernier and the dark comic side of French Colonialism. (film review)

Hot on the heels of my watching Dead Man, I saw Coup de Torchon.  Where Jarmusch depicts a savage landscape shaping and creating its previously half dead inhabitants, Bertrand Tavernier gives us a very dark show of law men plonked in French occupied Senegal just before the outbreak of world war two.  These films have […]