French Film Festival 2011

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Océans (Country: France; Year: 2009; Director: Jacques Perrin, Jacques Cluzaud; Writer: Christophe Cheysson, Jacques Cluzaud, Laurent Debas, Stéphane Durand, Laurent Gaudé, Jacques Perrin, François Sarano; Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Jacques Perrin, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Rie Miyazawa, Aldo, Matthias Brandt, Lancelot Perrin, Manolo Garcia), Official Site
Cinematic voyage beneath the waves.
Special Flight (Vol Spécial) (Year: 2011; Director: Fernand Melgar)
A documentary that explores issues surrounding underground immigrants in Switzerland.
Think Global, Act Rural (Solutions locales pour un désordre global) (Country: France; Year: 2010; Director: Coline Serreau; Writer: Coline Serreau; Stars: Dominique Guillet, Vandana Shiva, Ana Primavesi, Philippe Desbrosses, Pierre Rabhi, João Pedro Stedile, Serge Latouche, Devinder Sharma, Lydia Bourguignon, Claude Bourguignon, Antoniets Semen Sviridonovitch), Official Site
Documentary examining the problem of industrialised agriculture.

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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