Tonight on tv: the light-hearted romantic comedy chocolat. There is also a sultry remake of La piscine with Matthias Schoenaerts, and a beautiful film by Thomas Alfredson.
1 BIGGER SPLASH
Canvas 21.15-23.15 hours
Sweet remake of the actually zwoelere French classic La piscine (1969). The roles which, at the time, Alain Delon and Romy Schneider were played, went to Matthias Schoenaerts and Tilda Swinton. No lookalikes, just what you said.
2 TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY
NPO 2 23.40-1.35 pm
In the late 70’s there was already the brilliant BBC series of the book by John Le Carré with Alec Guinness as the definitive George Smiley. Everyone thought, until Gary Oldman in 2011, the allerdefinitiefste Smiley posted in this truly magnificent film by Thomas Alfredson.
NPO 3 22.10-0.10 hrs
Light-hearted romantic comedy from Lasse Hallström (My life as a dog, The cider house rules) from the good old days when Johnny Depp is still a country to be sailed fell. Juliette Binoche is to eat, just like the chocolates that she makes.