Pierre Étaix is among this year's guests Pierre Étaix is among this year's guests

French cinema lovers are in for another treat this year as this celebration of cinema from across The Channel notches up its 18th edition.

As well as showcasing the best of this year's French cinema, there will also be a celebration of the work of Pierre Étaix and André Téchiné.

The festival opens on November 11 in Edinburgh and will travel to Glasgow, London, Aberdeen, Dumfries, Dundee, Inverness, Stirling and Warwick between then and December 4.

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The Princess Of Montpensier
The Princess Of Montpensier
A story of forbidden love set against the religious wars between Catholics and Protestants in the 16th century. Plus, read our with Bertrand Tavernier.
The Hedgehog
The Hedgehog
A precocious 11-year-old decides to kill herself on her 12th birthday.
The French Kissers
The French Kissers
A geeky underachiever finds his life turning around when the prettiest girl in his class declares an interest in him - but both are nervous, and they soon discover that relationships are fragile things.
Bus Palladium
Bus Palladium
A group of rockers try to make it big, learning life lessons along the way.
Straight To The Heart
Straight To The Heart
A car thief runs into trouble when he experiences love at first sight.
The Great Love
The Great Love
The arrival of a new secretary prompts a long-term married man to dream.
Skirt Day
Skirt Day
A teacher accidentally takes her class hostage.
An Ordinary Execution
An Ordinary Execution
An imagined encounter between the ageing Joseph Stalin and a young doctor with extraordinary healing abilities.
Little Nicholas
Little Nicholas
Family comedy about the misadventures of a young boy in Fifties France.
Eden Is West
Eden Is West
Odyssey of a migrant in search of 'paradise'.
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