French Film Festival 2010

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C’était Un Rendez-vous C’était Un Rendez-vous
C’était Un Rendez-vous and Homeland
8 Et Des Poussières (Country: France; Year: 2009; Director: Laurent Teyssier; Writer: Guillaume Grosse; Stars: Baptiste Amann, Emmanuel Blanc, Emilie de Preissac, Gérard Dubouche, Pierre Lopez)
Can a dealer give up his former life?
C’était Un Rendez-vous (Rendezvous, It Was A Date) (Country: France; Year: 1978; Director: Claude Lelouch; Writer: Claude Lelouch; Stars: Claude Lelouch), Official Site
A high-speed drive through Paris.
Homeland (Country: France; Year: 2010; Director: Herve Gorree-Wery; Writer: Alexandr Vorrov; Stars: Marie-Aline Thomassin, Luis Inacio, Fabrice Herbaut)
A man discovers no one can escape destiny.
The Old Woman And The Pigeons (La vieille dame et les pigeons) (Country: France; Year: 1997; Director: Sylvain Chomet; Writer: Sylvain Chomet, David Freedman, Alan Gilbey; Stars: James Pidgeon, Michoue Sylvain, Andrea Usher-Jones)
A hungry policeman disguises himself in order to get a decent feed... not realising the consequences.
The Suitcase (La Valise) (Country: Switzerland; Year: 2007; Director: Kaveh Bakhtiari)
Showing as part of International Shorts: Love Bites at EIFF 2008.
Showing with The Small Room at 2010's French Film Festival

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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