French Film Festival 2011

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The Colour Of Lies (Au Coeur du Mensonge) (Country: France; Year: 1998; Director: Claude Chabrol; Writer: Odile Baroki, Claude Chabrol; Stars: Sandrine Bonnaire, Jacques Gamblin, Antoines de Caunes, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Bernard Verley)
A young girl is murdered in Breton fishing village after leaving the house of depressive artist.
Grand Manège (Grand manège: Qu'est-ce qui fait tourner Claude Chabrol?) (Year: 2006; Director: Olivier Bourbeillon; Stars: Claude Chabrol, Stéphane Audran, Sandrine Bonnaire, Michel Bouquet, Thomas Chabrol, Gwenaël de Gouvello, Suzanne Flon, Jacques Gamblin, Bernadette Lafont, Benoît Magimel, Cécile Maistre, François Mitterrand, Georges Pompidou)
Documentary looking at the life of the great French director Claude Chabrol.
Inspector Lavardin (Inspecteur Lavardin) (Year: 1986; Director: Claude Chabrol; Writer: Claude Chabrol, Dominique Roulet; Stars: Jean Poiret, Jean-Claude Brialy, Bernadette Lafont, Jean-Luc Bideau, Jacques Dacqmine, Hermine Clair, Pierre-François Dumeniaud, Florent Gibassier, Guy Louret, Jean Depussé, Marc Adam, Michel Dupuy, Serge Feuillet, Michel Fontayne, Philippe Froger)
Inspector Lavardin is on the case again with renewed vigour.
A Judgment In Stone (La cérémonie) (Country: France; Year: 1995; Director: Claude Chabrol; Writer: Claude Chabrol, Caroline Eliacheff, from the novel by Ruth Rendell; Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Sandrine Bonnaire, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Jacqueline Bisset, Virginie Ledoyen, Valentin Merlet, Julien Rochefort, Dominique Frot, Jean-François Perrier, Ludovic Brillant, Claire Chiron, Claire-Marie Dentraygues, Jean-Pierre Descheix, Penny Fairclough, Alain Françoise)
Ruth Rendell adaptation sees two isolated women drawn together through revelations from their past.
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