French Film Festival 2011

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Angel And Tony Angel And Tony
Angel And Tony and Romantics Anonymous
Angel And Tony (Angele et Tony) (Country: France; Year: 2010; Director: Alix Delaporte; Stars: Clotilde Hesme, Grégory Gadebois, Evelyne Didi, Jérôme Huguet, Antoine Couleau, Patrick Descamps, Lola Dueñas)
A touching portrayal of love against the odds.
The Fairy (La Fee) (Country: Belgium, France; Year: 2011; Director: Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon, Bruno Romy; Writer: Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon, Bruno Romy; Stars: Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon, Bruno Romy, Philippe Martz)
Anarchic comedy involving a fairy and a receptionist at a seaside hotel.
The Look (Country: France; Year: 2011; Director: Angelina Maccarone; Writer: Angelina Maccarone; Stars: Charlotte Rampling, Peter Lindbergh, Paul Auster, Barnaby Southcombe, Juergen Teller, Frederick Seidel, Franckie Diago, Anthony Palliser, Cynthia Fleury, Joy Fleury, Woody Allen, Alan Bates, Ailsa Berk, Dirk Bogarde, Ménothy Cesar)
Documentary following Charlotte Rampling.
Romantics Anonymous (Les émotifs anonymes) (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2010; Director: Jean-Pierre Améris; Writer: Jean-Pierre Améris, Philippe Blasband; Stars: Benoît Poelvoorde, Isabelle Carré, Lorella Cravotta, Lise Lamétrie, Swann Arlaud, Pierre Niney, Stéphan Wojtowicz, Jacques Boudet, Alice Pol, Céline Duhamel, Philippe Fretun, Grégoire Ludig, Philippe Gaulé, Joëlle Séchaud, Isabelle Gruault), Official Site
Two pathologically shy neurotics connect through a love of chocolate.
The Well-Digger's Daughter (La Fille Du Puisatier) (Year: 2011; Director: Daniel Auteuil; Writer: Daniel Auteuil, Marcel Pagnol; Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Kad Merad, Sabine Azéma, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Emilie Cazenave, Marie-Anne Chazel, Coline Bosso, Chloé Malarde, Brune Coustellier, Ilona Porte, Jean-Louis Barcelona, Patrick Bosso, François-Eric Gendron)
The tribulations of an unmarried woman who finds herself pregnant in the 1940s.
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