French Film Festival 2013

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A Lady In Paris A Lady In Paris
A Lady In Paris and Jappeloup
Capital (Le Capital) (Country: France; Year: 2012; Director: Costa-Gavras; Writer: Karim Boukercha, Costa-Gavras, Jean-Claude Grumberg, Stéphane Osmont; Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Gad Elmaleh, Liya Kebede, Jordana DePaula, Céline Sallette, Hippolyte Girardot, Natacha Régnier, Paul Barrett, Bernard Le Coq, Daniel Mesguich, Vincent Nemeth, Jean-Marie Frin, Eric Naggar, Nick Raio, Hugo Malpeyre)
Story of a European banking head facing a takeover from American investors.
Hidden Beauties (Mille-Feuille) (Country: France; Year: 2012; Director: Nouri Bouzid; Stars: BahramAloui, Lofti Ebdelli)
Two women decide to stand up for themselves and their rights during the Arab Spring.
Jappeloup (Jappeloup) (Country: France; Year: 2013; Director: Christian Duguay; Writer: Guillaume Canet; Stars: Guillaume Canet, Marina Hands, Daniel Auteuil, Lou de Laâge, Tchéky Karyo, Jacques Higelin, Marie Bunel, Joël Dupuch, Fred Epaud, Arnaud Henriet, Donald Sutherland, Antoine Cholet, Edmond Jonquères d'Oriola, Benoît Petitjean, Sébastien Cazorla)
The story of a man's faith in a horse that could jump.
A Lady In Paris (Une Estonienne à Paris) (Country: France, Belgium, Estonia; Year: 2012; Director: Ilmar Raag; Writer: Agnès Feuvre, Lise Macheboeuf, Ilmar Raag; Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Laine Mägi, Patrick Pineau, François Beukelaers, Fred Epaud, Claudia Tagbo, Ita Ever, Helle Kuningas, Tõnu Mikiver, Helene Vannari, Ago Anderson, Yvonne Gradelet, Piret Kalda, Roland Laos, Corentin Lobet)
A woman leaves Estonia to look after an elderly Estonian woman... but finds her services are less than welcome.
Lovers (Une Autre Vie, Another Life) (Country: France; Year: 2013; Director: Emmanuel Mouret; Writer: Emmanuel Mouret; Stars: Joey Starr, Virginie Ledoyen, Jasmine Trinca )
An exhausted women tries to rebuild her life but finds obstacles intentionally placed in the way of her happiness.
Lovers Lovers
Lovers and Capital
The Man Who Laughs (L'homme qui rit) (Country: France, Czech Republic; Year: 2012; Director: Jean-Pierre Améris; Writer: Jean-Pierre Améris, Guillaume Laurant, based on the book by Victor Hugo; Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Marc-André Grondin, Emmanuelle Seigner, Christa Theret, Arben Bajraktaraj, Serge Merlin, Christèle Tual, Swann Arlaud, Vincent de Bouard, Pascal Ternisien, Jan Hnilicka, Ludmila Safárová, Markéta Hrubesová, Ctirad Götz, Monica Foris)
A disfigured orphan in a travelling show finds he has a past he never dreamed of.
The Other Son (Le fils de l’autre) (Country: France; Year: 2012; Director: Lorraine Levy; Writer: Noam Fitoussi, Lorraine Levy, Nathalie Saugeon; Stars: Emmanuelle Devos, Pascal Elbé, Jules Sitruk, Mehdi Dehbi, Areen Omari, Khalifa Natour, Mahmud Shalaby, Diana Zriek, Marie Wisselmann, Bruno Podalydès, Ezra Dagan, Tamar Shem Or, Tomer Offner, Noa Manor, Shira Naor)
An Israeli and a Palestinian discover they were switched at birth.
Paulette (Country: France; Year: 2012; Director: Jérôme Enrico; Writer: Laurie Aubanel, Jérôme Enrico, Jérôme Enrico, Bianca Olsen, Bianca Olsen, Cyril Rambour; Stars: Bernadette Lafont, Carmen Maura, Dominique Lavanant, Françoise Bertin, André Penvern, Ismaël Dramé, Jean-Baptiste Anoumon, Axelle Laffont, Paco Boublard, Mahamadou Coulibaly, Kamel Laadaili, Aymen Saïdi, Soufiane Guerrab, Samir Trabelsi, Alexandre Aubry)
A pensioner, struggling to make ends meet, decides to sell cannabis.
Tenderness (La Tendresse) (Country: Belgium, France, Germany; Year: 2013; Director: Marion Hänsel)
15 years after their divorce, Frans and Lisa set off for an Alpine ski resort to look after their adult son who has broken his leg.
Today (Aujourd'hui) (Country: France, Senegal; Year: 2012; Director: Alain Gomis; Writer: Alain Gomis, Djolof Mbengue, Marc Wels; Stars: Saul Williams, Djolof Mbengue, Anisia Uzeyman, Aïssa Maïga, Mariko Arame, Thierno Ndiaye Doss, Alexandre Gomis, Anette Derneville Ka, Hélène Gomis, Charlotte Mendy, Tony Mendy, Jean Mendy, Marlène Niang, Sané Diankha, Bass Diakhaté)
Impressionistic drama following the last day of a man's life.

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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