French Film Festival 2008
The Premonition The Premonition
The Premonition and Priceless
Avril (Country: France; Year: 2006; Director: Gerald Hustache-Mathieu; Writer: Gerald Hustache-Mathieu; Stars: Sophie Quinon, Miou-miou, Clement Sibony, Nicholas Duvauchelle, Richaud Valls, Genevieve Casile)
The life of a novice nun changes after she tracks down the brother she has never met.
Before I Forget (Avant Que J'Oublie) (Country: France; Year: 2007; Director: Jacques Nolot; Writer: Jacques Nolot; Stars: Jacques Nolot, Jean-Pol Dubois, Marc Rioufol, Bastien d'Asnières, Gaetano Weysen-Volli, Bruno Moneglia, David Kessler)
An HIV positive man comes to terms with age, illness, and the death of his lover.
Change Of Address (Changement D'adresse) (Country: France; Year: 2006; Director: Emmanuel Mouret; Writer: Emmanuel Mouret; Stars: Emmanuel Mouret, Frédérique Bel, Fanny Valette, Dany Brillant, Ariane Ascaride, Claire Breniaux, Clément Delmas, Magali Leroy, Jérôme Flaum, Frédéric Niedermayer, Hans Joachim Kruse)
Unrequited love in Paris.
Her Name Is Sabine (Elle S'appelle Sabine) (Country: France; Year: 2007; Director: Sandrine Bonnaire; Writer: Sandrine Bonnaire, Catherine Cabrol; Stars: Sabine Bonnaire)
Sandrine Bonnaire documents the sad life of her autistic sister.
The Premonition (Le Pressentiment) (Country: France; Year: 2006; Director: Jean-Pierre Darroussin; Writer: Jean-Pierre Darroussin and Valérie Stroh, based on the book by Emmanuel Bove.; Stars: Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Valérie Stroh, Amandine Jannin, Anne Canovas, Nathalie Richard, Hippolyte Girardot, Laurence Roy, M'bembo), Trailer
A lawyer rejects his bourgeois past and moves to the inner city in an attempt to engage with ordinary life.
Her Name Is Sabine Her Name Is Sabine
Her Name Is Sabine and Before I Forget
Priceless (Hors De Prix) (Year: 2006; Director: Pierre Salvadori; Writer: Benoît Graffin, Pierre Salvadori; Stars: Gad Elmaleh, Audrey Tautou, Marie-Christine Adam, Vernon Dobtcheff, Jacques Spiesser, Annelise Hesme), Official Site, Trailer
A young woman in search of a rich husband seduces a penniless waiter by mistake.

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

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