The 31st edition of the UK's celebration of Francophone cinema runs in the UK from November 1 to December 14

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Four Daughters
Four Daughters
A creative documentary following ten years in the life of a fortysomething Tunisian mother, a cleaning lady from a poor environment, who sees her two teenage daughters become radicalised, run away and join the terrorist organisation Daesh in Libya.
Driving Madeleine
Driving Madeleine
A taxi driver drives a passenger across Paris as she recalls her life.
Goliath
Goliath
In the aftermath of President Macron's U-turn on a glyphosate ban, the stories of lawyer Patrick, victim France and lobbyist Mathias intertwine when the wife of a farmer dead from cancer commits a terrible act of protest.
Anatomy Of A Fall
Anatomy Of A Fall
A woman is accused of her husband's murder.
A Forgotten Man
A Forgotten Man
May 1945: after the surrender of Nazi Germany, Heinrich Zwygart, Swiss ambassador in Berlin, is ordered back home. Soon he gets caught up in past decisions. He got through the war. Will he survive the peace?
The Taste Of Things
The Taste Of Things
The story of Eugenie, an esteemed cook, and Dodin, the fine gourmet she has been working for over the last 20 years.
The Animal Kingdom
The Animal Kingdom
Sci-fi adventure set in a world where humans are mutating into "creatures".
Little Nicholas: Happy As Can Be
Little Nicholas: Happy As Can Be
The French schoolboy's adventures mix with the biography of his creators.
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.
I Want to Talk About Duras
I Want to Talk About Duras
Portrait of the complex romantic relationship between epochal experimental novelist and filmmaker Marguerite Duras and her much younger, homosexual partner, Yann Andréa.
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