The most striking thing about Claire Denis' portrait of an emotionally remote teenager and his estranged sister isn't its stylishly rough look or the superb acting. It's the movie's emotional honesty: Every scene throbs like an exposed nerve. Ever since his
mother's death, 19-year-old Boni (Gregoire Colin) has kept the rest of his family -- and the world -- at arm's length. He despises his petty-crook father (Jacques Nolot) and resents younger sister Nenette (Alice Houri) for abandoning her ailing mother; living with friends, Boni spends his days
driving a pizza truck and indulging in elaborate masturbatory fantasies involving the baker's sexy wife (Valeria Bruni-T...