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The French Film Festival celebrates its silver anniversary this year, touring locations up and down the UK. Guests attending this year's festival include young French talent Felix Kyskil, who features in two films at this year's event - Redoutable and Lover For A Day.

This year's Classics section includes tributes to Jeanne Moreau and Claude Berri.

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Barbara
Barbara
Filmmaking and real life start to blur for a director making a biopic about female singer Barbara.
Redoubtable
Redoubtable
Paris 1967. Jean-Luc Godard, the leading filmmaker of his generation, is shooting La Chinoise with the woman he loves, Anne Wiazemsky, 20 years his junior. They are happy, attractive, in love, they marry. But the film’s reception unleashes a profound self-examination in Jean-Luc.
Ismael's Ghosts
Ismael's Ghosts
A filmmaker's life becomes complicated by the return of a former lover.
Indochine
Indochine
A plantation owner in Indochina finds herself in a love rivalry with her adopted daughter as France's colonial strength wanes.
150 Milligrams
150 Milligrams
A lung specialist discovers a direct link between suspicious deaths and state-approved medicine. She fights single-handedly for the truth to come out.
The Fire Within
The Fire Within
A suicidal man struggling to avoid sliding back into alcoholism visits former friends and lovers to say goodbye.
The Lovers
The Lovers
Controversial drama about a married mum who walks out on her husband.

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Moreau - the feminist femme fatale
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