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2018 Berlin Film Festival Review: Benoît Jacquot’s ‘Eva’ starring Gaspard Ulliel and Isabelle Huppert is contrived and unconvincing

Synopsis: A playwright encounters a mysterious woman when he takes shelter in a chalet during a violent snowstorm. Benoît Jacquot’s EVA is a revenge thriller that neither sets out the revenge to be convincing nor thrills enough for the audience to stay invested in the story. Failing to balance dramatic and thriller tones, the film ends up as a confused story …

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