French Film Festival 2013

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A Birthday Surprise (Un grand moment de solitude) (Year: 2010; Director: Wilfried Méance; Writer: Wilfried Méance; Stars: Philippe du Janerand, Anne Loiret)
It's dad's birthday and mum has a surprise in store.
Franck-Etienne Towards Grace (Franck-Etienne vers la béatitude) (Country: France; Year: 2012; Director: Constance Meyer; Writer: Constance Meyer; Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Marina Foïs, Samir Guesmi)
Absurdist drama about a door-to-door salesman and the woman he picks up.
It's Not A Cowboy Movie (It's Not a Cowboy Movie) (Country: France; Year: 2012; Director: Benjamin Parent; Writer: Joris Morio, Benjamin Parent; Stars: Leïla Choukri, Damien Gomes, Garance Marillier, Finnegan Oldfield, Malivaï Yakou)
Between classes, teenagers talk about Brokeback Mountain.
The Lobster's Cry (Le cri du homard) (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2012; Director: Nicolas Guiot; Writer: Nicolas Guiot; Stars: Tatiana Gontcharova, Anton Kouzemin, Miglen Mirtchev, Boris Rabey, Claire Thoumelou)
A young girl awaits the return of her older brother from war... but when he arrives she barely recognises him.
The Runaway (The Runaway) (Country: France; Year: 2013; Director: Jean-Bernard Marlin; Writer: Jean-Bernard Marlin; Stars: Adel Bencherif, Médina Yalaoui, Sabine Gavaudan, Agnès Cauchon Riondet, Brahim Benamane, Malek Mehenni)
A young social worker takes one of his wards to court.
Thank You Very Much Bradley Cooper (Merci beaucoup Bradley Cooper) (Country: France; Year: 2013; Director: Anne-Christine Caro; Writer: Anne-Christine Caro; Stars: Anne-Christine Caro, Nicolas Bozzi, Nicolas Ullman, David Capelle, Patrick Mimoun, Philippe Pasquini, Don Maxwell, Max Morel, Fabienne Bichet, Angélique Prunel Luisi, Bruno Delahaye, Marianne Borgo, Alain Laub, Robert Geenen, Christèle Gissinger)
A struggling actress tries to kick-start her career by enlisting the help of a Bradley Cooper lookalike.

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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