French Film Festival 2011

A quartet of films by first or second time directors.

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Two Frogs In The West and All The Sons
All The Sons (Tous les soleils) (Country: France; Year: 2011; Director: Philippe Claudel; Writer: Philippe Claudel; Stars: Stefano Accorsi, Neri Marcorè, Clotilde Courau, Lisa Cipriani, Anouk Aimée, José Luis Roig, Xavier Boulanger, Aude Koegler, Philippe Rebbot, Marie Seux, Margot Lefevre, Jean-Marie Holterbach, Patricia Joly, Emilie Gavois-Kahn, Fayssal Benhamed)
A widower strikes up a relationship at the same time as his teenage daughter is experiencing first romance.
Robert Mitchum Is Dead (Robert Mitchum Est Mort) (Year: 2010; Director: Olivier Babinet, Fred Kihn; Writer: Olivier Babinet, Fred Kihn; Stars: Olivier Gourmet, Pablo Nicomedes, Bakary Sangaré, Danuta Stenka, André Wilms, Nils Utsi, Wojciech Pszoniak, Ewelina Walendziak, Maria Bock, Timothée Régnier, Ulla Bogue, Gilles Haezebrouck, Cyril Haezebrouck, Sarada Riefstahl, Étienne Charry)
A charming road movie in the vein of Jim Jarmusch's Down By Law.
Top Floor, Left Wing (Dernier étage gauche gauche) (Country: Francee; Year: 2010; Director: Angelo Cianci; Writer: Angelo Cianci; Stars: Hippolyte Girardot, Mohamed Fellag, Aymen Saïdi, Judith Henry, Michel Vuillermoz, Julie-Anne Roth, Georges Siatidis, Thierry Godard, Lyès Salem, Tassadit Mandi, Aïssa Bussetta, Bruno Henry, Cédric Weber, Frederic Frenay, Tim Rauhut)
Three men end up barricaded in a suburban flat after a botched hostage-taking attempt.
Two Frogs In The West (2 Frogs dans l'Ouest) (Year: 2010; Director: Dany Papineau; Writer: Grégoire Bédard, Dany Papineau, David Uloth; Stars: Mirianne Brulé, Dany Papineau, Jessica Malka, Brandon Barton, Juan Riedinger, Anik Vermette, Germain Houde, Diane Lavallée, Valérie Chevalier, Charlie David, Bruno Baronet, Adam Bergquist, Rick Tae, Bill Marchant, Linda Darlow), Official Site
Marie Deschamps, a 20 year old French-Canadian girl, quits college to go travel and learn English in Western Canada.
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