French Film Festival 2016

View other French Film Festival Films by strand: Animation, Classics, Discovery, Documentaries, Learning: L'Ecole Du Cinema, Pagnol Classics, Panorama Horizons, Short Cuts, Tribute to Jean-Pierre Mocky

My Men My Men
My Men and Dark Inclusion
Dark Inclusion (Diamant noir) (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2016; Director: Arthur Harari; Writer: Agnès Feuvre, Arthur Harari, Vincent Poymiro, Olivier Séror; Stars: Niels Schneider, August Diehl, Hafed Benotman, Hans-Peter Cloos, Raphaële Godin, Raghunath Manet, Jos Verbist, Guillaume Verdier, Hilde Van Mieghem, Andreas Cojocaru, Vassili Schneider, Gilles Le Roy, Jacques Gabbanella, Ania Svetovaya, Jean-Luc Tartes)
Thriller sees a son plot vengeance on relatives who abandoned his father.
First Growth (Premier crus) (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Jérôme Le Gris; Writer: Vanessa Portal, Rémi Bezançon, Jérôme Le Gris; Stars: Gérard Lanvin, Jalil Lespert, Alice Taglioni, Laura Smet, Lannick Gautry, Frédérique Tirmont, Christiane Millet, Scali Delpeyrat, Shane Woodward, Louis Wilwertz, Stéphane Caillard, Christian Bujeau, Philippe Laudenbach, Julien Israël, Roger Dumas)
A successful wine writer is forced to take over his dad's vineyard.
In Bed With Victoria (Country: France; Year: 2016; Director: Justine Triet; Writer: Justine Triet; Stars: Laure Calamy, Virginie Efira, Vincent Lacoste, Emmanuelle Lanfray, Laurent Poitrenaux, Melvil Poupaud)
Comedy about a single mum trying to strike a balance in her life.
My Men (Un début prometteur) (Country: Belgium, France; Year: 2015; Director: Emma Luchini; Writer: Emma Luchini, Nicolas Rey, Vanessa David, Nicolas Rey; Stars: Bedik Agazarian, André Antebi, Constantine Attia, Veerle Baetens, Jean-Michel Balthazar, Romane Barron, Guillaume Briat, Adrien Cauchetier, Zacharie Chasseriaud, Roger Contebardo, Suren Davtyan, Bertrand Festas, Simon Galaup Rey, Emilie Gavois-Kahn, Bruno Hausler)
An enigmatic woman acts as a catalyst in the lives of a father and his sons.
Rosalie Blum (Country: France; Year: 2015; Director: Julien Rappeneau; Writer: Camille Jourdy, Julien Rappeneau; Stars: Noémie Lvovsky, Kyan Khojandi, Alice Isaaz, Anémone, Philippe Rebbot, Sara Giraudeau, Camille Rutherford, Nicolas Bridet, Pierre Diot, Matthias Van Khache, Grégoire Oestermann, Jean-Michel Lahmi, Aude Pépin, Jaouen Gouevic, Vincent Colombe)
A lonely hairdresser becomes intrigued by a mysterious woman.
Tour De France (Country: France; Year: 2016; Director: Rachid Djaidani; Writer: Rachid Djaidani; Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Louise Grinberg, Mabo Koyate, Nicolas Martheu, Sadek)
Story of an unlikely friendship between a builder and a rapper.

Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet

In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.

A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

More news and features

Playing Now

Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:

Wales' leading horror festival gets the giallo bug

America's largest documentary film showcase

Made In Prague
Celebration of Czech language cinema

French Film Festival
Britain's longest running celebration of French Film

London Korean Film Festival
Celebration of Korean Film

In the Archive

Archive of festival coverage.

Daily diary and reviews from 2005-2015.

Coverage of the lynchpin German festival.