French Film Festival 2011

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Dans Paris Dans Paris
Dans Paris and Les Chansons D'Amour
Les Chansons D'Amour (Country: France; Year: 2007; Director: Christophe Honoré; Writer: Christophe Honoré, Gaël Morel; Stars: Louis Garrel, Ludivine Sagnier, Chiara Mastroianni, Clothilde Hesme, Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet)
An exceedingly French musical about a menage a trois in Paris.
Close To Leo (Tout contre Léo) (Year: 2002; Director: Christophe Honoré; Writer: Diastème, Christophe Honoré; Stars: Yaniss Lespert, Pierre Mignard, Marie Bunel, Rodolphe Pauly, Jérémie Lippmann, Dominic Gould, Louis Gonzales, Joana Preiss, Alex Beaupain, Assaad Bouab, Sylvie Contant, Julien Honoré, Laurent Honoré, Anna Kerivel, Gwen Le Gac)
When 21 year-old Leo, the oldest of four brothers, announces to his rural French family that he's HIV+ family bonds are tested.
Dans Paris (Inside Paris) (Country: France; Year: 2006; Director: Christophe Honoré; Writer: Christophe Honoré; Stars: Romain Duris, Louis Garrel, Joana Preiss, Guy Marchand, Marie-France Pisier, Alice Butaud, Héléna Noguerra, Judith El Zein, Annabelle Hettmann, Mathieu Funck-Brentano, Lou Rambert-Preiss)
Love, sex, suicide and depression filmed Truffaut style.

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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