Another Man
Psychological drama about a young, inexperienced film reviewer who falls for the charms of a well-established female colleague.
Bellamy
A detective enjoying a quiet holiday in southern France finds himself caught up in an intriguing mystery.

D

Eldorado
A car dealer and a hapless burglar go on a road trip across Belgium.
Father Of My Children
A French producer struggles to balance completing his roster of films with the demands of his young family.
A French Gigolo
A fiftysomething woman who hires a gigolo finds their relationship becomes unexpectedly complex.
The Girl From Monaco
A lawyer in a high-profile trial falls for a local weathergirl... much to the concern of the bodyguard who has been hired to protect him.

I

I Always Wanted To Be A Gangster
Existential comedy told in four vignettes linked by a roadside cafe.
Jour De Fête
Tati's debut about a postman who sees a newsreel about the US mail system and decides to upgrade his deliveries, with comic consequences.

M

Playtime
Monsieur Hulot becomes caught up in an American tourist invasion of Paris.
A Prophet
An illiterate teenager struggles when he is sent to jail, but after embarking on a series of "missions" for a gang leader, he begins to hatch plans of his own.
Public Benches
Ensemble film that sees a regular day at the office shattered when the staff notice a banner on the building opposite reading: Man Alone.

R

Robinson's Place
Two penniless young men try to pick up young women and after one agrees to go with them to a dancehall things turn sour.
Séraphine
Portrait of French 'outsider' artist Séraphine de Senlis.
Santa Claus Has Blue Eyes
A skint young man takes a job dressing as santa to raise cash to by a duffle coat.

V

Welcome
A Kurdish boy from Iraq trying to reach the UK strikes up an unusual friendship with a middle-aged Frenchman.
News

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

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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

Palm Springs International Film Festival
The first major festival of the year.

Abertoir
Horror returns to the hills - and the valleys - for another year

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
International film festival with a particular focus on Eurasian cinema

Made In Prague
Czech film showcase

DOC NYC
Celebration of documentary film

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Archive of festival coverage.

Daily diary and reviews from 2005-2018.

Coverage of the lynchpin German festival.