French Film Festival 2012

A selection of blasts from the past.

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Borsalino (Country: France, Italy; Year: 1970; Director: Jacques Deray; Writer: Jean-Claude Carrière, Jean Cau, Jacques Deray, Eugène Saccomano, Claude Sautet; Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Alain Delon, Catherine Rouvel, Françoise Christophe, Corinne Marchand, Laura Adani, Nicole Calfan, Hélène Rémy, Odette Piquet, Mario David, Lionel Vitrant, Dennis Berry, Jean Aron, André Bollet, Pierre Koulak)
Two rival crooks join forces to form a crime syndicate.
Eyes Without A Face (Les Yeux Sans Visage) (Country: Italy; Year: 1960; Director: Georges Franju; Writer: Gascar, Pierre Boileau, Thomas Narcejac, Claude Sautet, Jean Redon, based on the novel by Jean Redon; Stars: Pierre Brasseur, Alida Valli, Juliette Mayniel, Edith Scob, François Guérin, Alexandre Rignault, Béatrice Altariba, Charles Blavette, Claude Brasseur, Michel Etcheverry, Yvette Etiévant, René Génin, Lucien Hubert, Marcel Pérès)
A surgeon abducts girls - attempting to transplant their faces on to that of his disfigured daughter.
Forbidden Games (22856) (Country: France; Year: 1952; Director: René Clément; Writer: Jean Aurenche, Jean Aurenche, Pierre Bost, Pierre Bost, François Boyer, François Boyer, François Boyer, René Clément; Stars: Georges Poujouly, Brigitte Fossey, Amédée, Laurence Badie, Madeleine Barbulée, Suzanne Courtal, Lucien Hubert, Jacques Marin, Pierre Merovée, Violette Monnier, Denise Péronne, Fernande Roy, Louis Saintève, André Wasley, André Enard)
A young orphan is befriended by a farmer's son.
Three Tickets For The 26th (Trois places pour le 26) (Country: France; Year: 1988; Director: Jacques Demy; Writer: Jacques Demy; Stars: Yves Montand, Mathilda May, Patrick Fierry, Françoise Fabian, Jean-Claude Bouillaud, Antoine Bourseiller, Christophe Bourseiller, Geoffrey Carey, Sophie Castel, Marie-Dominique Chayze, Raoul Curet, Mathieu Demy, Danielle Durou, Bruno Glasberg, Thierry Gondet)
Yves Montand stars as Yves Montand, in Marseilles for a show based on his life.
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