Jaques Martineau

Jaques Martineau

Jaques Martineau Quick Links

Film RSS

My Life On Ice Review


Very Good
It's Etienne's (Jimmy Tavares) 16th birthday, and his doting, widowed mother (Ariane Ascaride) has given him the gift he most wanted: a camcorder. So begins My Life on Ice, an unusual coming-of-age story set in the provincial city of Rouen, France that includes several French twists along the way.

All we see of Etienne's world is what he shows us through his cinema verite viewfinder. In fact, we see little of Etienne himself until he gets his hands on a tripod and discovers the remote control gadget in the bottom of the camcorder box. He takes the camera everywhere he goes and uses it constantly, taping his town, his horny schoolmates, and his training sessions at the ice rink, where he practices hard to maintain his national ranking in figure skating. He even tapes his mother every time she emerges from the bathroom so he can chronicle all of her frilly lingerie. (This being France, she has a lot of it.)

Continue reading: My Life On Ice Review

Jaques Martineau

Jaques Martineau Quick Links

Film RSS
Advertisement

Occupation

Filmmaker


Suggested

Album of the Week: When Iron Maiden personified The Number of the Beast

Album of the Week: When Iron Maiden personified The Number of the Beast

The Number of the Beast was released on this day (March 22nd) in 1982.

Seven non-headliners you'll be mad to miss at Lollapalooza 2019

Seven non-headliners you'll be mad to miss at Lollapalooza 2019

The bands we really want to see play Lolla 2019.

Chai - Punk Album Review

Chai - Punk Album Review

'Punk' by Chai is a curious anomaly that will divide opinion but at its heart there is some musical magic.

Advertisement
The Cranberries - All Over Now Video

The Cranberries - All Over Now Video

More than a year since the death of lead singer Dolores O'Riordan, The Cranberries are soon to return with their eighth and final album 'In the End'.

Self Esteem - Ramsgate Music Hall 10.03.2019 Live Review

Self Esteem - Ramsgate Music Hall 10.03.2019 Live Review

Slow Club's Rebecca Taylor, under her new moniker Self Esteem, began her latest tour at Ramsgate Music Hall.

Vampire Weekend - Sunflower ft. Steve Lacy Video

Vampire Weekend - Sunflower ft. Steve Lacy Video

Vampire Weekend are set to drop their new album 'Father of the Bride' on May 3rd 2019 and have now unveiled a video for their latest track...

Advertisement

Jaques Martineau Movies

Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.