The French Film Festival returns for its 29th edition with a mixture of screenings across the UK and an online streaming selection. It opens on November 3 with Emmanuel Corcoul's The Big Hit and closes on December 15. In addition to the features listed below, there will also be a short film showcase.

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A Tale Of Love And Desire
A Tale Of Love And Desire
Ahmed’s world is thrown off-balance when he encounters Farah, newly-arrived from Tunis, who challenges everything he thought he knew.
Deception
Deception
An American novelist living for a time in London converses with his wife, his mistress, and other female characters he may have dreamed up.
Paris, 13th District
Paris, 13th District
Émilie meets Camille who is attracted to Nora, who crosses paths with Amber. Three girls and a boy - They're friends, sometimes lovers and often both.
Margaux Hartmann
Margaux Hartmann
Margaux, who just lost her older husband, starts a new life.
French Tech
French Tech
An unemployed man has two months while his wife is away to prove he can take care of the kids and find a job.
Petite Maman
Petite Maman
Something magical happens to a young girl after the death of her grandma.
Titane
Titane
A woman becomes pregnant after having sex with a car.
France
France
A TV journalist's career, home life, and psychological stability are shaken after a driving accident.
Playground
Playground
A little girl faces a moral dilemma after she sees her brother being bullied.
The Big Hit
The Big Hit
Drama about a prison theatre workshop, who are staging Waiting For Godot.
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French Film Festival Features

Baptism of fire with Audiard
Paris, 13th District star Lucie Zhang on intimacy, acting techniques and Cannes high heels
A Robust approach
Constance Meyer on writing for Gérard Depardieu and Déborah Lukumuena in her debut film
Beauty is where we are
Bruno Dumont on France, Charles Péguy, composer Christophe and going into space
Playground politics
Laura Wandel on bullying and working with children on her first feature
French Film Festival UK highlights
Titles to catch at the Francophile festival as it tours the UK
Visited by the story
Claire Simon on the I Want to Talk About Duras stars, Yann Andréa, and Marguerite Duras
The feeling of this time
Elisabeth Vogler on Roaring 20s and Agnès Varda

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