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Film Review: A Little ChaosApr 13 2015
- Freda Cooper
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Introducing the romantic leading man for this spring. Matthias Schoenaerts. If the name doesn’t jangle any bells, you may have seen the Belgian actor last month as a musical German officer in World War II romance, Suite Francaise. He’s back again next month as one of Carey Mulligan’s suitors in the re-make of Hardy’s Far From The Madding Crowd. As of this week, however, he’s a royal gardener at the court of Louis XIV and the woman in his sights is Kate Winslet. The film is Alan Rickman’s A Little Chaos, which opens on Friday, certificate 12A.
It’s a film, and a role, miles away from his usual territory – a drug addict in Bullhead (2011), ex-boxer in Rust And Bone (2012) and the manipulative local thug in The Drop (2014). So does he have what it takes to be a heart throb? And is there more to A Little Chaos than just beautiful flowers? London Mums’ film critic, Freda Cooper, puts on her gardening gloves …..